• Rogers, Whitener to exchange vows

    Andy and Tamie Rogers of Magnolia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelsey Renea Rogers, to Jeffery Brian Whitener, son of Dennis and Jeannie Whitener of Batesville.

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  • Dossey, Wells are united in marriage

    Megan Lynn Dossey and Jonathan Stuart Wells were united in marriage on Oct. 9 at the John T. Wilmeth Chapel of Peace in De Queen. John Lindsey officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of the late Roger and Carylin Dossey of De Queen. The groom’s parents are Steve and Karen Wells of Batesville.

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  • Cunningham, Lovins to unite in marriage

    ASH FLAT — Robert and Rose Cunningham of Ash Flat have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Gina Cunningham, to Gene Lovins, son of Bonnie Lovins of Evening Shade and the late John Lovins.
    The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Dec. 4 at Powell’s Chapel United Methodist Church near Poughkeepsie.
    A reception will follow at the couple’s home in Evening Shade.
    All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

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  • Case, Walden plan to exchange vows

    Mr. and Mrs. Steve Case of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, McKinley Case, to James Walden, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Walden of Sulphur Rock.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Robert Terrell of Batesville and the late June Terrell and Houston Case of Brookhaven, Miss., and the late Thelma Case.
    She is a 2006 graduate of Batesville High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville with a bachelor of science. She is a student in the Physical Therapy School at the University of Central Arkansas.

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  • Couple to celebrate 50th

    MELBOURNE — Delmas and Betty Johnson will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at the Peabody in Little Rock.
    Betty Brooks and Delmas Johnson were married Nov. 26, 1960, in Rosie.
    They have two sons, Blane Johnson and his wife, Suzzette, of Brockwell and the late Kevin Johnson and his wife, Tammy, of Melbourne; seven grandchildren, Lacy Weston and her husband, Anthony, of Little Rock, Ryan Killian of Memphis, Jill Johnson and Caleb Johnson, both of Melbourne, Keaton Johnson of Conway and Avery Johnson and Emily Johnson, both of Brockwell.

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  • Barrs will celebrate golden anniversary

    CAVE CITY — Bobby and Patsy Barr of Cave City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a brunch from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at First Baptist Church in Cave City.
    Patsy Graham and Bobby Barr were married Nov. 27, 1960, at Richwoods Church in Walnut Ridge. Oscar Davis officiated.
    Mr. Barr is retired from GenCorp. Mrs. Barr is a homemaker.

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  • Kunkels to celebrate golden anniversary

    Billy Dean and Geraldine Kunkel will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 26.
    Geraldine Ables and Billy Dean Kunkel were married Nov. 26, 1960, in Batesville.
    Mr. Kunkel is the son of the late Roscoe and Susie Kunkel of Evening Shade. He is employed by the Sharp County Road Department.
    Mrs. Kunkel is the daughter of the late Will and Marie Ables of Evening Shade. She has been employed in the lunch room at Evening Shade Math and Science campus for 34 years.

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  • Bramblett, Sherman to unite in marriage

    SULPHUR ROCK — Estelle Bramblett of Sulphur Rock has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Sandra Bramblett, to William Sherman, son of Glen Sherman of Searcy and the late Vacelee Sherman. The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Joe Bramblett.
    She is a graduate of Sulphur Rock High School and Arkansas State University. She is a rental property manager at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.
    The prospective groom is a graduate of Brinkley High School and is an employee of Riceland Foods.

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  • Webbs to celebrate golden anniversary

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Bob and Dee Webb of Mount Pleasant will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a family gathering and will take a cruise in the spring.
    Dee Twilley and Bob Webb were married Nov. 19, 1960, in Kansas City, Mo., by the Rev. Monroe Vaughn.
    Mr. Webb worked for General Motors in Kansas City and Boeing Aircraft in Melbourne. Mrs. Webb worked for Bendix Corporation in Kansas City and taught English at schools in Violet Hill and Batesville and at Ozarka College.

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  • Strongs to celebrate golden anniversary

    Arlie and Patricia Strong of Batesville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cushman Assembly of God.
    Patricia Blakey and Arlie Strong were married Nov. 18, 1960, in Springfield, Mo., with the Rev. Paul Luckey officiating.
    Mr. Strong is a retired Assembly of God minister who enjoys researching his Cherokee heritage. Mrs. Stron, is a homemaker who loves to paint, sew and garden.

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  • Campbells to celebrate wedding anniversary

    Don and Elah Campbell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their family on Thanksgiving Day at the home of their daughter, Denise Arms, in Charlotte.
    Elah May Jennings and Donnie Lee Campbell were married Nov. 24, 1960, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Vicksburg, Miss., by the Rev. Gene Blailock.
    They lived in West Memphis for 44 years before moving to Charlotte five years ago.

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  • Franks, McMillan plan Nov. nuptials

    Dawn Bruni of Batesville and Gary Stueve of Hardy have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Lynae McMillan, to Michael Anthony Franks, son of Tony and Janis Franks of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Norma Curtis of Cherokee Village and the late Norman and Georgia Busse of Ozark Acres.
    She is a 1993 graduate of Sulphur Rock High School and a 1994 graduate of Gateway Technical College with a degree in nursing. She is a cook at the Senior Citizens Center in Batesville.

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