November 15, 2011
SULPHUR ROCK — Rebecca Foster and Rodney Hughes were united in marriage Oct. 8 at their home in Sulphur Rock.Allen West officiated.The bride is the daughter of Robert Foster of Wenatchee, Wash., and Sally Foster of Blytheville. The groom is the son of Mary Jane Gillmore of Sulphur Rock. The groom is the owner of Hughes Construction, Inc. and the bride is employed by the United States Department of Agriculture.The ceremony was held in the couple’s newly-built and decorated barn.
November 14, 2011
JONESBORO — Carrie Lynn Strode of Jonesboro and Joshua Ryan Swinea of Batesville were united in marriage Nov. 5 at Central Baptist Church in Jonesboro.The Rev. Tom Strode, uncle of the bride, officiated the double-ring ceremony.The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Strode of Jonesboro. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Beavers and Juanita Strode, all of Little Rock, and the late Thomas Strode of Englewood, Fla.
November 11, 2011
BANNER — Jesse and Barbara Mead of Banner will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Southside Church of Christ fellowship hall.They were married Nov. 12, 1961, in Weiner.Mr. Mead has been employed at Arkansas Lime as a supervisor for 39 years. Mrs. Mead worked as a cook and kitchen manager at Southside School System, retiring in 2004 after 24 years of service. They lived at Southside for 35 years before moving to the Banner community.
November 10, 2011
Kendra Kersh and Andrew Todd were united in marriage at Batesville First Assembly of God on Sept. 24.The Rev. Jeff Cox officiated.The bride is the daughter of Ken and Rhonda Kersh of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Candace Cullum of O’Kean and Tim Collins of Cherokee Village.
November 8, 2011
Mr. and Mrs. Chad Wooldridge have an-nounced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lindsey Diann Wooldridge, to Kolby Carver King, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kevin King.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Arbra and Margaret Perkey, Karen and Richard Hilborn and the late Danny and Diann Wooldridge.The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Everett and Grace Carver and the late Kenneth and Mary King.The couple will exchange vows at 1 p.m. Saturday at Maxville Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City. A reception will follow.
November 3, 2011
Debra Sue Watts and Lynn Brown have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-elect is employed at a home aide company in Batesville.The prospective groom is a truck driver for SNL in Batesville.The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Assembly of God, located at 285 Collietown Road in Cushman. A reception will follow.Invitations will be mailed. All friends and relatives are invited.
November 2, 2011
Rachel Stinson and Matthew Nigh were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony Sept. 23 at Excellence Playa Los Mujeres in Cancun, Mexico.The bride is the daughter of Dr. Russell and Laura Stinson of Batesville. The groom’s parents are William Nigh and Elizabeth Nigh, both of Nashville, Tenn.Vows were exchanged in a stone gazebo surrounded by cascading water and palm trees, overlooking the ocean at sunset. The aisle leading up to the gazebo was lined with seashells, starfish and tropical flowers.
November 1, 2011
PENCIL BLUFF — Jeff Ford of Pencil Bluff and Julie Carmack of Oden have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennica Ford, to Jared Bridgman, son of Fred and Kim Bridgman of Floral.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Burton and Gayle Ford of Pencil Bluff and the late Monroe and Dorothy Carmack of Oden.She is a 2008 graduate of Oden High School. She is in her senior year at the University of Central Arkansas and expects to graduate in May 2012 with a bachelor of arts in sociology with a minor in art photography.
October 25, 2011
JONESBORO — Mr. and Mrs. John Strode of Jonesboro have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Carrie Lynn Strode, to Joshua Ryan Swinea of Batesville, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Swinea of Clinton.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Beavers and Juanita Strode, all of Little Rock, and the late Thomas Strode of Englewood, Fla.She is a 2007 graduate of Arkansas State University. She is employed by the Department of Human Services in Batesville.