Jose and Irma Ramirez, and Bill and Peggy Kerr are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Maria L. Ramirez and Jared E. Kerr. The couple will marry at the First Baptist Church in Banquete on April 18, 2009. A reception and dance will immediately follow the ceremony.

The bride is a 2001 graduate of Banquete High School and a 2006 graduate of Texas A&M University-Kingsville. She is a second grade teacher at Tuloso-Midway Primary School. The groom is employed with Turbonetics. They will continue to reside in their home in Corpus Christi.