Joe Zavala of Robstown would like to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of his daughter, Janet Zavala of Corpus Christi, to Lucirio A. Barrera of Banquete.

Janet is the daughter of the late Ninfa Zavala, and the granddaughter of Federico and Celia Romero of Mexico City. Lucirio is the son of Rebecca Barrera of Banquete and the late Richard Barrera, and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Jose Barrera of Victoria, and Manuel Ruiz of Banquete and the late Adela Ruiz.

They will marry on Nov. 15, 2008 at the Barrera's residence in Banquete.

Janet will graduate from Texas A&M University-Kingsville in December. She is a customer service representative for Frost Bank.

Lucirio is a graduate of Banquete High School, he attended Del Mar College and is employed with Ozarka.