Buddy and Elaine Vinson of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Kathryn “Katie” Vinson, to Michael Clay Wooldridge, son of Terry and Patricia Wooldridge of Cave City.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Patsy Long of Batesville.
She is a graduate of Batesville High School and Lyon College and received a master of communication disorders from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. She is employed by Lifespring Therapy Inc.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Peggy Ross of Cave City.
Megan Dossey and Jonathan Wells have announced their engagement and upcoming wedding.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Roger and Carylin Dossey of De Queen. She is the granddaughter of Bill and Gladys Dossey of De Queen.
She is a 2004 graduate of De Queen High School and a 2008 graduate of Harding University with a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She plans to pursue a master of science in nursing at Arkansas State University in the spring in order to become a nurse anesthetist.
She is a registered nurse in Little Rock.
Angela Lee Woods and James E. Chapman have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Bob and Carol Woods of Batesville. She is the granddaughter of Bernice Ivey of Cave City and Kay Woods of Trumann.
She is a 2010 graduate of Batesville High School and is pursuing a degree in nursing at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville.
The groom is the son of James and Shirley Chapman of Cave City, George Chapman and Tammy House. He is the grandson of Lorine Boozer of Cave City.
Jimmy and Barbara S. Finley of Batesville celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday.
Barbara Pierce and Jimmy Finley were married Sept. 24, 1960.
Mr. Finley is the son of Hope and Lucille Finley and grew up in Fordyce. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service in Fordyce and enjoys woodworking, fishing and hunting trips.
Mrs. Finley is the daughter of Arlis and Donna Pierce and grew up in Cushman. She worked with Dr. Charles Kauffman in his dental office in Fordyce and enjoys scrapbooking, crafts and being involved with Cushman Alumni Association.
CONCORD — Kim Reed of Concord has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Rachelle Lindsey Reed, to Thomas Michael Graham, son of Bryon and Lou Hoggard of Sulphur Rock and Mike and Liberty Graham of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ina Reed of Concord and the late Johnnie Reed.
She is a 2004 graduate of Concord High School and a 2007 graduate of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville with a degree in medical office management. She is employed by North Arkansas Radiology Associates P.A. in Batesville.
M. Ashleigh Gorman and Bill Brashers are pleased to announce their upcoming nuptials.
The bride-to-be is employed at Wood-Lawn Nursing Home, providing occupational therapy and is currently pursuing her doctoral degree. The groom-to-be is a maintenance technician employed at Townsend. Both parties are veterans of the armed forces and served during the Persian Gulf conflict.
SALADO — James and Louise King will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Wednesday.
They were married Sept. 22, 1950, at Newport.
Mr. King retired after more than 40 years as a painter, having owned King Painting Business. Mrs. King is a homemaker.
They have five children, Boyce King of Laport, Ind., James E. King of Charlotte, Charlotte Anderson of Wynne, Quinton King of Salado and the late Donnie King.
Bianca Nicole Berry and Jeffrey Michael Tate exchanged vows on June 23 in Batesville.
The bride is the daughter of Ted Berry of Little Rock and Rhonda Berry of Van Buren. She is the granddaughter of Annette Berry of Monroe, La., and the late Ernest Berry.
The groom is the son of Ron and Debbie Tate of Newark. He is the grandson of Bobbie Tate of Newark and the late Charles Tate and the late Tressie Richards of Newport.
The couple resides in Batesville.
MOUNT PLEASANT — Quillen and Karen Edwards of Mount Pleasant have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsey Elizabeth Edwards, to Christopher Blake Johnson, son of Chris and Mary Jo Johnson of Mount Pleasant.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of D.R. and Beth Edwards of Mount Pleasant and the late Loyd and Glenda Mae Salter of Desha.
She is a 2004 graduate of Batesville High School and a 2009 graduate of the Institute of Ultrasound Diagnostics.