Al and Julie Barnes announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alyssa Johanna “Josie” Barnes to Jordan Cowart. All are from Statesboro. Jordan is the son of Tracy and Michele Miller of Brooklet and Mike and Edra Cowart of Portal.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jimmy and Barbara Mallard of Portal and Ruby Barnes and the late George Barnes Sr. of Statesboro. Josie is a 2014 graduate of Portal High School. She will earn a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Georgia Southern University in December 2017 and has currently been accepted into the master's accountancy program at Georgia Southern University, which she will begin in January 2018. She is currently completing an internship at Olliff & Fordham, CPAs PC, in Metter.
The groom-elect is the grandson of Jimmy and Judy Cowart of Portal and Anna Soles and the late James Baker of Portal. Jordan is a 2012 graduate of Portal High School and attends Ogeechee Technical College, pursuing a degree in electrical systems technology, and is employed by Georgia Southern University.
The couple has planned to wed on Feb. 10, 2018, at 5 p.m. at Nevils Creek Primitive Baptist Church.
No local invitations will be sent. All friends and family are invited to attend.