LITTLE ROCK — Scott and Tammy Necessary of Little Rock have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Shannon Alece Necessary, to Derrick Hayes Richardson, son of Lorin and Sandie Richardson of Batesville.
The bride-elect is a 2005 Bryant High School graduate and received a cosmetology license from Pulaski Technical College in Little Rock.
The prospective groom is a 2003 Midland High School graduate and received a degree in automobile detailing from a Searcy technical college in 2005.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. — James and Betty Daniel, formerly of Batesville, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with a private family gathering April 28 in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Elizabeth Macalee Simpson and James Daniel were married in a private ceremony April 28, 1944, in Pontiac, Mich.
Tiffany Amber Harrison and Joshua L. Dickey have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harrison of Jonesboro.
The prospective groom is the son of Becky Dickey of Batesville and Darrell Dickey of Cord.
The couple will exchange vows in a private ceremony at 6:30 p.m. May 30 at the Terry House Mansion in downtown Little Rock.
Invitations will be mailed.
MONT BELVIEU, Texas — Jerry and Judy LeBouf of Mont Belvieu, Texas, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Malena Esther LeBouf, to Charles William Rikard, son of William and Teresa Rikard of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lee and Marian LeBouf and Howard Isom and the late Edith Isom, all of Baytown, Texas.
MAGNESS — David and Leigh Ann Chronister of Magness have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alyson Chronister, to Chad Ward, son of Richard and Laura Ward of Newark.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of John and Marlene Chronister of Newport, the late Thad Franks of Oil Trough and the late Peggy Franks of Batesville.
She is a 2004 graduate of Newark High School. She is employed at Swan Kennels in Columbus, Miss.
GREENBRIER — Joy Thompson of Batesville and David Brewer of Greenbrier have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Brewer, to Jeremy Wilson, son of Dr. Garry and Elaine Wilson of Somerset, Ky.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Phillip and Glenda Brewer of Little Rock and Bill and Joyce Thompson of Jonesboro.
She received a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of Arkansas.
She is a research coordinator for the Musculoskeletal Foundation for Research and Education.
CHARLOTTE — Tom and Sandy Taylor of Charlotte have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, April Michelle Taylor, to Jeremy Wayne Matheny, son of Charlene Brown of Cave City and the late Larry Brown.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Florence Taylor of Charlotte and the late Bill Taylor and the late Harley and Elizabeth Brooks of Batesville.
She is a graduate of Cord-Charlotte High School and is employed by Taylor Farms.
Bobby and Roxanne Merrill of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashton Nicole Merrill of Cushman, to Spc. Michael Loyd Mobley of Fort Bragg, N.C., son of Mark and Lucie Mobley and Susan and Keith Stephens, all of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Delbert and Helen Platt, Barbara Ross and Hope and Bob Merrill Sr., all of Batesville. She is the great-granddaughter of the late Lacy and Opal Howard, the late Brian and Clyde Merrill, the late Virgil Turner and the late Irene Turner Cooke.
PLEASANT PLAINS — Mr. and Mrs. Sherwin Meharg of Pleasant Plains have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Paige Meharg, to Brandon Langle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Langle of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Margie Meharg and the late Herbert Meharg and Gary and Carolyn Wheeler, all of Pleasant Plains.
She is a 2003 graduate of Midland High School and a 2007 graduate of Lyon College with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.
She is a high school mathematics teacher at Southside High School.
John and Sharon Ward of Batesville have announced the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Louise Ward, to Hunter Ryan Platt, son of Julie and John Gregg and Rickey and Laraine Platt, all of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Doyal and Drue Wright of Lawrenceburg, Ind., and Marjorie Ward of Medina, Ohio.
She is a 2005 graduate of Batesville High School and a 2009 graduate of Harding University. She will pursue a masters of arts in teaching at the University of Central Arkansas.