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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
EVENING SHADE — Tony and Kaye Stuntz of Evening Shade will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary with a reception at 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church in Evening Shade.
Kaye Carter and Tony Stuntz were married Nov. 3, 1990, at First Baptist Church in Evening Shade.
They have five children, Andrea Stuntz, Paul Stuntz, Seth Stuntz, Samuel Stuntz and Charity Stuntz.
The reception will be hosted by their friends and family.
All friends and relatives are invited to attend.
CAVE CITY — Clell and Betty Wilson of Cave City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Eastside Baptist Church in Cave City.
Betty Conyers and Clell Wilson were married Nov. 4, 1960, in Decatur, Ill.
Mr. Wilson is a construction worker and paint contractor. Mrs. Wilson worked for White-Rodgers for 29 years. They enjoy square dancing and are members of Eastside Baptist Church.
They have two daughters, Tina Langston of Cave City and Tonya Smith of Batesville.
CALAMINE — Robby and Annette Mize of Calamine have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kimberly Ann Mize, to James Brady Melton, son of James and Melinda Melton of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Shirley Rudd of Newark and the late Marshall Rudd and Mary Beth Mize of Calamine and the late Leland E. Mize.
She is a 2006 graduate of Hillcrest High School and is pursuing a degree in early childhood education at Lyon College. She is employed at Batesville Therapy Clinic.
Debra Kaye “Dusty” Johnson Clem and George Allen Crenshaw were united in marriage Oct. 9 at their home in Cushman.
Steve Gunther, pastor of The Rock church in Cushman, officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Jean Ann Johnson and Darrell and Debbie Johnson all of Batesville. The groom’s parents are the late Sanders and Myrtis Crenshaw of Cushman.
The wedding was held outside on the porch of the home of the bride and groom, which is located in the Pine Hill community of Cushman, amid colorful fall decorations.
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.