Mr. and Mrs. Brian Allender of Batesville will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary on Tuesday. Sherry Ann Watkins and Brian Carl Allender were married on May 24, 1986 at West Baptist Church in Batesville with the Rev. Randy Maxwell officiating.
Their children, Brianna Virden and Carrie Beth Allender, will honor them with a drop-in reception on from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Ruddell Hill Baptist Church Winkle Annex.
All friends and relatives are invited to attend. The couple requests no gifts.
CAVE CITY — Mr. and Mrs. Allen Brown of Cave City will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary by renewing their wedding vows at 5 p.m. May 30 at Cave City Church of God.
Julie Beard and Allen Brown were married May 30, 1986, at Eastside Pentecostal Church in Batesville. The Rev. Ancil Candler officiated.
They are pastors at Cave City Church of God.
A reception will follow the renewal of vows. All friends and family are invited.
NASHVILLE — Phillip and Linda Turner of Nashville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lydia Rae Turner, to Bradley Wayne Hardin, son of Gary and Kim Hardin of Desha.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of James and Frankie Jamison of Nashville and Joe and Carlene Turner of Dierks.
She is a 2008 graduate of Nashville High School. She is a pre-physical therapy student at the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and will graduate this month with a bachelor of science.
CAVE CITY — Darryl Rogers and Dianne Rogers, both of Cave City, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Marie Rogers, to Daniel Thomas Green, son of Teddy and Alana Green of Cave City.
The bride-elect is a graduate of the Arkansas Academy of Hair Design in Jonesboro. She is a stylist at Salon Essentials.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Arkansas State University at Jonesboro and is a tax preparer at Green’s Tax Service.
CORD — Ronny and Rhonda Lindsey of Cord have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Cassie Lindsey, to T.J. Burk, son of Terry and Debbie Burk.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Gene and Mary Lou Lucy and Leonard and Mickey Lindsey, all of Cord.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Bill and Jackie French of Hot Springs and Patricia Burk of Mountain Home and the late Herbert Burk.
The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. May 28 at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Lynn. A reception will follow.
Cliff and Connie Barnett of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Carrie Delois Barnett, to Jordan Odell Smith, son of Dennis and Hana Smith of Cave City.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Gene and Erma Barnett of Batesville and Raymond and Delois Staggs of Cave City.
She is a graduate of Batesville High School and Arkansas State University in Jonesboro with a degree in early childhood education. She is employed as a third-grade teacher at Cave City School.
David Crabtree and Jennifer Crabtree, both of Batesville, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Crabtree, to Steven Baker, son of Darrell and Teresa Baker of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Red and Martha Crabtree and the late Ana Crabtree, all of Batesville, Bobby and Barbara Summerville of Little Rock and Judy Kendall of Batesville.
MANILA — Brandi Wayne Carter and Freddie Russell Fleeman, both of Manila, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of John Wayne and Paula Malloy of Poughkeepsie. She is the granddaughter of Mary Malloy and the late John Malloy and the late Walter and Vina Boone, all of Manila.
Carol Curtwright of Batesville has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Amy Curtwright, to Randy Lee Morrison Jr., son of Randy Lee Morrison Sr. and Susan Morrison of Newport.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Janice Crabtree of Batesville and the late Clifton Crabtree and Bernice Curtwright of Osceola.
She is a 2011 graduate of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville with a licensed practical nursing degree. She is employed as a sales associate by Premiere Tans.
Karen Reynolds and Peyton Weaver were united in marriage March 26 at Josie’s at the Lockhouse in Batesville.
Ralph Wallis and Chuck Crow officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Van and Jan Reynolds of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Bobby and Shirley Weaver of Charlotte.
Gene and Sheila Cook of Batesville celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary recently with their family.
Sheila Sinele and Gene Cook were married May 1, 1971, in Rosie with the Rev. George Robertson officiating.
Mr. Cook is a retired truck dispatcher and driver. Mrs. Cook is a radiology technologist at Medical Park Orthopaedic Clinic.
They have a daughter, Tracey Owens and her husband, Adam, of Batesville; and a granddaughter, Addison Leigh Owens of Batesville.
NEWARK — Todd and Becky Engles of Newark announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Engles, to Austin Keaster, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Keaster of Nashville, Ark.
The bride-elect is the grandaughter of June Crabtree of Oil Trough and the late John Raymond Engles, and the late Arvel Crabtree and Katie Engles of Newark.
She is a 2006 graduate of Cedar Ridge High School and graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 2010 with a bachelor of science in nursing.