Lillie, La. — Kristen Farrar and Steven Barber have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bud Farrar of Lillie, La., and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hilburn of Greenbrier and the late Mr. and Mrs. W.W. “Slick” Farrar.
She is a 2006 graduate of Cedar Creek High School in Ruston, La. and is presently a senior at Harding University majoring in communication disorders.
CUSHMAN — Kenny and Dorothy Tharp of Cushman have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Tharp, to Anthony VanHorn, son of Michael and Ruby VanHorn of Cushman.
The bride-elect is the grandson of Mildred Tharp of Cushman and the late Harvey Tharp and Agness Martin of Moorefield.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Paul and Faye VanHorn of Cushman.
The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Community Church in Cushman.
A reception will follow.
The Rev. Bob and Patsey Dailey of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Monica Dailey, to Dustin St. John, son of Glenneth and Lisa St. John of Oil Trough and Ted and Debbie Evans of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Frances Dailey of Batesville and the late J.B. Dailey and the late Leonard and Lillie Williams.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Virgil and Ethel St. John of Oil Trough and the late Robert Carpenter and J.C. and Freddie Keen, all of Newark.
LITTLE ROCK — Steve Dempsey and Linda Brakebill of Little Rock have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Cary Lynn Dempsey, to Patrick Smith, son of James and Diane Smith of Batesville.
The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Central Arkansas Christian High School and is a student at the University of Central Arkansas.
The prospective groom is a 2004 graduate of Batesville High School and is pursuing a degree in education from Arkansas Tech University.
LITTLE ROCK — Jennifer Lauren Kimpel and Brian Robert Baker were united in marriage Oct. 10 at Westover Hills Presbyterian Church in Little Rock.
The Rev. Debra Freeman officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William West Kimpel of Little Rock. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Henry Kimpel and Maxwell Joseph Lyons II, all of Little Rock.
CAVE CITY — Doyle and Clara Patterson Cossey of the Cedar Grove community will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary during a reception hosted by their children from 4 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Cedar Grove Church Fellowship Hall located on Sunset Ridge Road.
All friends and relatives are invited. Cards can be mailed to 199 Buster Lane, Cave City, AR 72521.
They were married Nov. 27, 1949, in the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church by Hall James with sister of the bride Peggy Ross and friend Junior Liles as witnesses.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Ashlee Brook Warren and Robert McHarley “Rob” Anderson were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Oct. 3 at Crown Plaza Hotel in Knoxville, Tenn.
The Rev. John Stuart officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Bo and Anita Ambrose of Knoxville and Jon Warren of Guthrie, Ky. The groom’s parents are James and Camille Anderson of Batesville.
The ceremony was held in the grand ballroom of the hotel. An iron arbor was decorated with white lights and cream-colored sparkling organza and potted greenery.
SULPHUR ROCK — Terry and Mary Weaver of Sulphur Rock have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tiffany Brooke Weaver, to Jacob Thomas Campbell, son of Kathy Miller of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Paul Campbell of Magness.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lanell Weaver of Batesville, the late Glenn Weaver of Charlotte and the late Joe and Anna Mae Cooley of Mount Pleasant. She is the great-granddaughter of Una Churchill of Charlotte.
Ronald and Virginia Beel will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the George Rider Room at First Community Bank in Batesville.
Ronald James Bell left Hutchinson Mountain in June 1957, headed for Freeport, Ill., where he met his future lifelong partner, Virginia Mae Beverley. They went to Dubuque, Iowa, on Dec. 30, 1959, to elope.
CAVE CITY — Robert and Agustina Wisdom of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Elvia Luz Wisdom, to Rene Ricardo Saltillo, son of Ricardo and Leonor Saltillo of Puebla, Mexico.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Bobby Wisdom of Cave City and the late Mary Wisdom.
She is a 2003 graduate of Cave City High School.
The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Nov. 27 at Souls Harbor Church in Cave City.
A reception will follow at 3 p.m. in the safe room at Cave City School.
NEWPORT — Casey Lynn Collie Minor and Bradley Harold Blankenship have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Kenneth Collie and Debbie Collie, both of Newport. The groom’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Bob Blankenship of Melbourne.
The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Ashley House in Melbourne.
A reception will follow in the pavilion at the fairgrounds in Melbourne.
All family and friends are invited to attend.