Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Mary Pennington, of Harlan, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Pennington, to Branden Paul Watts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim and Lisa Hensley, of Cumberland. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Juanita Pennington, of Harlan, the late Sam Pennington and the late Cora and Jim Allen. She is a 2009 graduate of Harlan County High School and attended Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College. She is presently employed by UK Gill Heart Institute. The prospective groom is the grandson of Jerry and Deanna Banks, of Indiana, Teresa Watts, of Lynch, Mary Hensley, of Totz, and the late Bruce Hensley. He is a 2003 graduate of Cumberland High School and attended Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College. He is presently employed by the Harlan City Police Department. The wedding will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 6 at Sunshine Church of God. A reception will follow at the Harlan Center.