Engagement —


Mary Lou Payen, of Portales announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Victoria Guadalupe Payen of Portales, to Mark Edward Pena of Portales, son of Michael and Carmen Pena of Portales.

The bride elect is the daughter of the late Albert Payen.

The couple will exchange vows, 4 p.m. March 17, 2012, at 3rd and Kilgore Church of Christ in Portales. A reception at Portales High School cafeteria will immediately follow the wedding.