Janelle Jones, Eric Howser

WEIRTON — Janelle Catherine-Elizabeth Jones and Eric Thomas Howser, both of Hunt Valley, Md., have announced their engagement.

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kim Jones and James Jones, both of Weirton, and is a graduate of Weir High School. She earned her bachelor’s of science degree in chemistry from Waynesburg University and works for Sterilex in Hunt Valley as a senior technical applications and regulatory registrations specialist.

Her fiance is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Howser of Cumberland, Md. He graduated from Fort Hill High School in Maryland and earned a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration and finance from West Virginia University. He is employed by Veritas Partners in Baltimore, Md., as director of professional recruiting.

The couple will exchange vows Aug. 17 in Hunt Valley.