• Hoxie couple will celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

    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.

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  • Fullers to celebrate golden anniversary

    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.

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  • Bookout, Childers to exchange vows

    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.

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  • Insell, Newton plan nuptials for Nov. 20

    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.

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  • Furr, Bulice to exchange vows

    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.

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  • Huffs anniversary Correction

    Incorrect information was provided to the Guard regarding the 50th wedding announcement of Billy and Donna Huff. The couple was married Oct. 14, 1960 by Carl Davis, minister.

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  • Ferris, Farris plan to solemnize vows

    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.

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  • Huffs will celebrate golden anniversary

    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.

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  • Brock, Stott plan to solemnize vows

    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.

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  • Slaughter, Gatlin set nuptials for Oct. 16

    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.

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  • Daigle, Wilson plan to unite in marriage

    Jessica Daigle and Todd Wilson have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of Vicki Daigle of Mount Pleasant.
    She is a 2008 graduate of Mount Pleasant School and is attending the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. She is employed by Home Depot.
    The prospective groom is the son of Larry and Betty Wilson of Cave City.
    He is a 1996 graduate of Cave City High School. He is employed by the Forestry Commission.
    The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Saturday at Cave City Free Will Baptist Church.

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  • Englands to celebrate wedding anniversary

    Gene and Faye England will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday.
    Faye Wallace and Gene England were married Oct. 7, 1950, at a Methodist minister’s home in Caraway.
    Mr. England is the son of Jessie and Essie England and worked as a farmer. He plays the steel, bass and electric guitars and enjoys playing various musical instruments at Jesus is the Way Church in Magness.
    Mrs. England is the daughter of James and Nellie Wallace. She worked as a 911 police dispatcher for the city of Batesville for almost 28 years before retiring in 2005.

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