Mr. and Mrs. Jeff and Joy Branson, of Harlan, announce the engagement an forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelsey Ryan Branson, to Travis Blake Helton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kim and Steve Wynn and Mrs. and Mrs. Marty and Wendy Helton, of Evarts. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Willie and Marsha Epperson, of Loyall, Judy and David Dickensheets, of Harlan, and the late Rev. Larry Branson. She is a 2013 graduate of Harlan County High School and attends Eastern Kentucky University. The prospective groom is the grandson of Alfie Hall, of Evarts, the late Alfred Hall and Don and Shirley Helton, of Evarts. He is a 2008 graduate of Evarts High School and attended Eastern Kentucky University. He is presently employed by Toyota. The wedding will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 16 at Friendship Baptist Church in Cawood. No local invitations will be sent. Friends and family are invited to attend.