Published 12:00 am Monday, March 3, 2008

RICHMOND—Florine Benton Deloatche of Richmond, formerly of Newsoms, announce the engagement of her daughter Barbara Annette Benton to Jerome Ellis McSweeney Jr., son of Donna Miles and Jerome McSweeney of Richmond.

The couple are the proud parents of a 3-year-old son, Marquis Jeron McSweeney.

A May wedding is planned in Richmond.