Carol Dunehew and Harry Wood have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Myrl Smith of Cullman, Ala. She is a licensed practical nurse at the office of Dr. Marcus O’Brien.
The prospective groom is the son of the late Asa and Ella Wood of Spring Mill. He is a park attendant at the city of Newark and a bus driver for Batesville School District.
The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. Saturday at their home, 18A Griffin Road in Batesville. A reception will follow.
All friends and relatives are invited to attend.
Keith and Nina Provence of Batesville and Darryl and Becky Aldrich of Arizona have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Aldrich, to Peyton Neill, son of Hank and Tracy Neill of Ben Wheeler, Texas.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Roy and Freda Provence and Irene Branscum, all of Batesville, and Adrianne Aldrich of Arizona.
She is a 2010 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. She is a reporter at KETK Television in Tyler, Texas.
DESHA — Thurman and Bertha Mae Richardson of Desha will celebrate their 69th wedding anniversary Saturday.
Bertha Mae Dunehew and Thurman Richardson were married June 18, 1942, at her parents’ home. The Rev. J.W. Pollard of Newark officiated.
Mr. Richardson is retired from GenCorp and has driven for White River Area Agency on Aging. Mrs. Richardson is retired from ConAgra Frozen Foods and also worked as a cook at Batesville High School.
CORD — Denny and Pam Gipson of Cord have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Gipson, to Josh Ade, son of Greg and Pam Ade of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Delbert and Mae Kennedy of Cord and the late Guy and Guynell Gipson of Newark.
MELBOURNE — Thurman and Minnie Crotts of Melbourne will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary with a private family gathering.
Minnie Harmon and Thurman Crotts were married June 16, 1956, in Monticello, Ill.
Mr. Crotts is retired from McDonnell Douglas. Mrs. Crotts is a homemaker.
They have two children, Debra Blankenship and her husband, Allen, of Batesville and Vickey Gillihan and her husband, Roger, of Melbourne; and four grandchildren, Chris, Cynthia and Chad of Batesville and Tyler Koestner of Melbourne.
HARRISBURG — Robert and Reba Clark of Harrisburg have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mary Magdlean Clark, to Michael Paul Carter, son of Larry and Beverly Carter of Sulphur Rock.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ada Jennings of Trumann, the late Bruce and Sarah Parnell of Batesville and the late Hubert Clark of Harrisburg.
She is a 2005 graduate of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville and is employed at Wood-Lawn Nursing Home.
DALLAS — James and Connie Baird of Dallas have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sara Baird, to Anthony Rhodes, son of Gary and Rita Rhodes of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of James Baird and Janell Alexander, both of Rockwall, Texas.
She received a bachelor of science in interdisciplinary studies from Texas A&M University. She is a kindergarten teacher in Dallas.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Wendell and Margaret Mott of Batavia, Ill., and Pat Rhodes of Hope.
POUGHKEEPSIE — Allen and Rhonda Jones of Poughkeepsie have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Whitney Jones, to Garrett McSpadden, son of Mike McSpadden of Highland and Alina and Eddie Grammer of Cave City.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Scott and Deanna Jones of Poughkeepsie and Carolyn Sisney of Ash Flat and the late Jimmy Sisney. She is the great-granddaughter of Garland Branscum of Ash Flat.
Ronnie and Lynne Turner of Wynne have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Deanne Elizabeth Turner, to Joe Dean Warren, son of Steve and Gina Miller of Evening Shade and Joe Charles Warren of Fort Worth, Texas.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Wallace Eldridge, L.V. and Geneva Tate, and the late Edgar and Mary-Elizabeth Turner, all from Wynne.
She is a 2002 graduate of Wynne High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Mississippi. She currently works as the events coordinator at First Community Bank in Batesville.
DENVER — James Head and Sandi Felix, both of Denver, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristine Head, to Michael Troy, son of Robert and Pat Troy of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Elsie Raynor and Ivalee Head.
She is a graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in merchandising and communications. She is an airman first class and imagery analyst at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Va.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Robert and Hazel Troy of Batesville and Roy and Elsie Halpine of Little Rock.
Vondale and Janet Perkey of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Dr. Miranda Perkey to Dr. Matthew Scott, son of Randall and Alicia Scott of LaCenter, Ky.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Von and Bertha Perkey of Batesville and Chester and Bonnie Hawkins of Batesville.