Mr. & Mrs. Alan Soutar of Missouri City, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Ann, to Marcus John Palermo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Palermo, also of Missouri City.
Jessica is the granddaughter of Mrs. Norman E. Soutar and the late Mr. Norman E. Soutar of Sugar Land, Texas. She is also the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Ferguson of Bossier City, Louisiana and the late Mr. and Mrs. Carl Pierson of Somerville, Texas, and the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Eleanor Byers of Pearland, Texas.
Marcus is the grandson of Mrs. Anthony J. Palermo and the late Mr. Anthony J. Palermo of Houston. He is also the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Butera of Missouri City, Texas.
Jessica and Marcus are both 2000 graduates of Elkins High School in Missouri City. Jessica is a 2004 graduate of the University of North Texas in Denton. Marcus is a 2006 graduate of The University of Houston - Conrad Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management.
A May 2009 wedding is planned in Houston.