SAFFELL — Scotty and Linda Johnson of Saffell have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Johnson, to Jared Jones, son of Allen and Rhonda Jones of Poughkeepsie.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jim and Helen Oliver of Lynn and Wayne and Lana Johnson of Saffell. She is a 2005 graduate of Hillcrest High School and is a junior at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., where she is pursuing a degree in dental hygiene.
Daniel L. and Ramona V. Shaffer of Batesville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Thursday.
Ramona Vivian Lindley and Daniel L. Shaffer were married Dec. 9, 1945 in Covington, Ind.
Mr. Shaffer worked as an industrial electrician for General Motors. Mrs. Shaffer is a homemaker.
They have a son, Daniel W. Shaffer of Indianapolis; a daughter, Donna M. Edwards of Danville, Ill.; four grandsons; and two great-grandsons.
A reception will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Faith-Hopewell Presbyterian Cumberland Church to honor the couple.
Together with their families, Courtney Cross of Batesville and Matthew Turner of Floral have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Batesville High School.
The prospective groom is a graduate of Midland High School.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Dec. 11 at Banner Faith Full Gospel Church in Concord.
A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.
All friends and family are invited to attend.
John and Karla Johnson are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary today.
Karla M. Measels and John P. Johnson were married Dec. 6, 1980, at 20th Street Baptist Church in Batesville.
Mr. Johnson is employed by FutureFuel in Batesville. Mrs. Johnson is employed by Batesville School District in the special programs office.
They have three children, Kara Baxter and her husband, Jeffrey, and Johnathan Johnson and his wife, Jenny, all of Batesville, and Jeramy Johnson of Baltimore.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.