B.W. and Marlene McCarty will celebrate 50 years of marriage at 2 p.m. Sunday at the York Girl’s Cafe in Drasco.
They were married Oct. 21, 1960 in the home of and by the Rev. Sherman Liles in Drasco and lived in Batesville most of their lives.
They are the parents of David McCarty of Drasco and Lynn (Lana) McCarty of Batesville. They also have two grandchildren, Dayton McCarty of Drasco and Savannah McCarty of Batesville.
All friends and family are invited. The couple requests no gifts, please.
CAVE CITY — Robert and LaVonna Davis of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Marie Davis, to Mordecai Derek Marlin, son of Scott and Janie Marlin of Cave City.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jerry and Betty Croslin of Batesville, Arlene Dorris of Poughkeepsie and the late Roy Gene Davis.
STRAWBERRY — Baudie and Ruth L. Harp of Hoxie will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship building of Hoxie Church of Christ.
Born and raised in Strawberry, Baudie Harp and the former Ruth L. Roberts were married Oct. 26, 1940, in Strawberry. The couple has four sons — Junior Harp of Hoxie, Gary Harp of Newport, the late Edward Harp and the late Jerry Harp, both deceased.
They also have 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
All friends and family are invited. The couple request no gifts.
Glynn and Peggy Fuller will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Ramsey Heights Baptist Church Family Life Center.
Peggy Crutchfield and Glynn Fuller were married Oct. 21, 1960, by the Rev. George M. Roberts at his home in Rosie.
Mr. Fuller worked for Batesville Manufacturing for several years and was also in the building supplies business in Batesville for years. Mrs. Fuller retired after 28 years as a hair stylist in Newark and Batesville.
SMITHVILLE — Johnny and Adella Bookout of Smithville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Miranda Bookout, to Todd Childers, son of Wallace Childers and Penny Childers, both of Weiner.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Katheryn and Jack McKnight of Smithville, the late John Bookout and Vance Waddell of Imboden and the late Iva Waddell.
She attended Lynn High School and received her general educational development degree in 2004. She is employed at John 3:16 Ministries in Charlotte.
Steve and Becky Insell of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Insell, to Joel Newton, son of Ronnie and Donna Newton of Greenbrier.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Charles and Jean Insell and the late Ray Starnes, all of Batesville, and Ron and Dot Enos of Desha.
LITTLE ROCK — Kimberly Michele Furr and Jonathan Paul Bulice have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The couple will exchange vows at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Primrose United Methodist Church, located at 3006 West Dixon Road in Little Rock.
A light reception will follow.
R.S.V.P. to (501) 888-5037.
MAYNARD — Leland and Marlyn Ferris of Maynard have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ryann K. Ferris, to Joshua B. Farris, son of Brett and Lisa Farris of Jamestown.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Irving and Rita Marsa of Dexter, Mo.
She is a 2001 graduate of Maynard High School. She is employed as the assistant manager of Pier 1 Imports in Jonesboro.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Ted and Peggy Farris of Sidney and Belle Jones of Hickory Ridge and the late Bill Jones.
Billy and Donna Huff will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Eastside Pentecostal Church, located at 21st and Neeley streets.
Donna Sue Mobley and Billy Gene Huff were married Oct. 16, 1960, at Eastside Pentecostal Church in Batesville with Paul Davis officiating.
Mr. Huff worked for Pepsi-Cola in the Batesville area for 44 years. Mrs. Huff worked as a beautician for 30 years. They are both active in the church where they were married.
CONCORD — Harold and Tammy Brock have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alyssa Brock, to Lee Stott, son of Dwayne and Sherry Stott of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jean Brock of Concord and the late Harold Brock and Valena Womack of Melbourne and the late Jerry Tate.
She is a 2009 graduate of Southside High School and is a sophomore at Lyon College. She is a pharmacy technician at Econo-Mart Pharmacy.
Dr. and Mrs. Bradley Slaughter of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lexie Slaughter, to Grant Gatlin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Gatlin of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Neva Stanfill of Paragould and Dr. and Mrs. Bob Slaughter of Batesville.
She is a 2006 graduate of Batesville High School and received a bachelor of arts from the University of Central Arkansas.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Patricia Holliman of Caledonia, Miss.