SMITHVILLE — Wesley and Tonya Nicholson of Smithville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Carrie Nicholson, to Joshua Martin, son of Jack and Jennifer Martin of Poughkeepsie.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Roger Skipper of Fairfield Bay.
She is a 2005 graduate of Cave City High School and received a bachelor of science in English from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. She is an English teacher at Hillcrest High School in Strawberry.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Evelyn Martin.
Samantha Lee and Jon Hodges were united in marriage Nov. 19 at Maxville Missionary Baptist Church.
Boyce Johnson officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Laurie Hilliard of Evening Shade and Albert Lee of Waller, Texas. The groom is the son of Kathy Hodges of Cave City and the late Randy Hodges.
Guest book attendants were Bronwyn Kent and Blair Weaver.
Music was performed by singer Danell Ragsdell and pianist Norma Perkey.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
Maid of honor was Rebecca Lee of Evening Shade, sister of the bride.
OIL TROUGH — Niki Robinson of Oil Trough and Rodney Faddis of Bald Knob have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Autumn Dawn Faddis, to Joseph Romic Ball, son of Wayne and Lori Circy of Thida and Tracey and Yvette Nutt of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Leo and Vickey Branscum of Batesville, Robert and Debra Taylor of North Little Rock and Jo Midkiff of Cushman.
She is a 2011 graduate of Southside High School and is employed at Kroger.
WAIMANALO BEACH, Hawaii — Brittany LeeAnn Wright and Taylor Wayne Johnston were united in marriage Sept. 15 on the sands of Sherwood Forest in Waimanalo Beach, Hawaii.
Elias Parker performed the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Tena Wright of Batesville and Vince and Jennifer Wright of Strawberry. The groom’s parents are David and Denise Johnston of Batesville.
Domonic Kado’oka performed a traditional Hawaiian wedding song on the guitar as the ceremony began.
CHARLOTTE — Shonna Malaina Keyes and Cody Tyler Wolverton were united in marriage Oct. 29 at Timber Ridge Whitetail Lodge in Charlotte.
The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Keisha Keyes of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Geta and Mitch Bell of Saffell and Barry and Tammy Wolverton of Waldenburg.
The Rev. James Keyes of Flippin, grandfather of the bride, officiated.
The bride was given in marriage by her father.
A reception followed at the lodge.
GREENVILLE, Miss. — Mrs. Robert Edwin Cunningham III of Greenville, Miss., has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Margaret Medora Wilson, to Benjamin Dorr Justus, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Lo Justus of Heber Springs.
The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Robert Edwin Cunningham III of Greenville and Harry McCoy “Brother” Wilson of Rosedale, Miss. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hilliard Lawler and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Lawrence Wilson Jr., all of Rosedale.
Arlene Janet Schroeder of Batesville, formerly of Palatine, Ill., has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Johanna Pauline Schroeder, to Richard Lee Davis, son of Sam Wesley III and Mary Elizabeth Rustay Davis of Houston.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Herbert and Loraine Schroeder of Minaqua, Wis., formerly of Palatine.
She received a bachelor’s degree in political science and biology from Austin College in Sherman, Texas. She is an executive recruiter.
Melynda and Keith Ezell of Batesville and Kevin Martz of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Auburn Skye Martz, to Joshua Blake Mullins, son of Frank and Rhonda Mullins of Conway.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jim and Vi Kistner of Cave City, Lois Hall and the late Fred Hall and Elsa Casey, all of Batesville, Glenda Tedder of Benton, Cathy Ezell of Heber Springs and the late Cloyce Ezell and Linda and Roger Tracy of Sulphur Rock.
She attended Ashworth University. She is an assistant at Old World Lanterns by Benoit.
MELBOURNE — Jerry and Barbara Crosby of Melbourne will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Izard County Fairgrounds Community Building, located on LaCrosse Road (County Road 9) in LaCrosse.
Barbara June Ramsey and Jerry Crosby were married Dec. 8, 1961, in Violet Hill.
CAVE CITY — Megan Ann Milligan and Ryan Adam Watson were united in marriage at 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at Fairview Church in Cave City.
The Rev. Aaron Maxwell officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Donald and Kathy Milligan of Cave City and the granddaughter of Tom and Ann Bishop of Batesville and Kimbrew and Lee Owen Milligan of Cave City. The groom is the son of Danny and Denise Watson of Batesville and the grandson of Carrie Watson and Louise Doyle, both of Cave City.
EVENING SHADE — Donald and Carol Qualls will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their family Wednesday at their home in Evening Shade.
Carol Pedano and Donald Qualls were united in marriage Nov. 30, 1961, at First United Methodist Church in Evening Shade.
They are both retired and enjoy spending time with their daughter and their grandson, Brenda and Joshua Harmon.
FLORAL — Fred and Kim Bridgman of Floral have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Danielle Bridgman, to Keaton Johnson, son of Blane Johnson of Bandmill and Leann Johnson of Mount Pleasant.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Oma Lee Bridgman and the late Lindsey Bridgman and the late Janet Hightower, all of Batesville, and the late Alan Ray Hightower of Sidney.