Richie and Cissy Dowdy have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Resa Dowdy, to Kyle Garner, son of Lee Garner of McGehee and Deborah Lawson of Bryant.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Ray and Reva Dowdy of Shirley.
She is a 2005 graduate of Southside High School and a 2006 graduate of Ozarka College with a nursing degree. She is a nurse at the children’s clinic for Dr. Melody Moody.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Bobby and Gladys Garner of McGehee and Rex and Joyce Hall of Rye.
SOUTHSIDE — Arnold and Sharon Candler of Southside celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 16 at a private dinner with their five children and their families.
Sharon Ann Hunter Floyd and Arnold Earl Candler were married Oct. 16, 1959, in Liberty Hill.
Mrs. Candler is the daughter of the late B.F. and Mary Hunter. She was raised by G.B. and Isa Floyd. She is employed at Southside School.
Mr. Candler is the son of the late Earl and Bertha Candler. He is a retired fire chief of Southside Fire Department.
Latisha Renea Terry and Jason Allen Scarbrough exchanged wedding vows Sunday at Cave Creek Church with Eric Downs officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Laurie and Shawn Barnes of Batesville and Willis Terry of Searcy. The groom’s parents are David and Mary Scarbrough.
The bride was given in marriage by her mother.
A reception was held at 6 p.m. Monday at Cave Creek Church.
HORSESHOE BEND — Chris and Jamie Miller of Horseshoe Bend have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Christensen, to Jarrod Krepps, son of Jack and Linda Krepps.
The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Saturday at Faith Presbyterian Church in Horseshoe Bend.
Jeri Christine Anderson and Levi Justin Turner were united in marriage Oct. 10 at the Empress in Little Rock.
David Deyer officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Jerry and Kim Anderson of Cave City. The groom’s parents are Thurlow and Vickie Turner of Cave City.
The ceremony was held in a garden outside the bed and breakfast, which was built in the 1800s.
A recording of “My Best Friend” by Tim McGraw was played during the wedding.
After the ceremony, the family gathered for a small reception, and toasts were given.
Shawnna Lee McCain and Ricardo Davila II have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect has been a cosmetologist for 10 years and works at Studio Salon in Batesville.
The prospective groom is employed at Kallsnick.
The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at Timber Ridge Lodge, located at 150 Holmes Road in Charlotte.
A reception will follow.
All relatives and friends are invited to attend.
POUGHKEEPSIE — Tommy and Sheila Morgan of Poughkeepsie have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Crystal Morgan, to Jessie Hall, son of Mark and Sabra Hall of Poplar Bluff, Mo.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Alamola Morgan of Poughkeepsie and the late James “Newt” Morgan, the late Leola Harrison of Ash Flat and the late Jay Harrison of Florida.
Wesley Hellums of Batesville and Kimberly Ramm of Mountain Home have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brioney Elizabeth Hellums, to Justin Shane Edwards, son of Thomas and Becky Vaile of Melbourne and Kevin Edwards.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eldon and Shirley Hellums of Pyatt, Hank and Janice Sollock of Mount Pleasant and Gary and Sharon Ramm of Spokane, Wash.
She received a high school diploma from Mount Pleasant High School.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Tommy and Mary Edwards of Melbourne.
Niem and Cathy Nguyen of Batesville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Angel Nguyen, to Daniel William Ballard, son of Andrea Albert and Sandy Ballard.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of James and Faye Bumpous of Batesville.
She is a 2006 graduate of Batesville High School.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Melvin and Edith Patterson of Batesville.
He is a 2005 graduate of Batesville High School.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Saturday at the University of Arkansas Experiment Station.
SULPHUR ROCK — Bruce and Lyn Kelley of Sulphur Rock have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Nicole Kelley, to Travis Wade Evridge, son of Tim and Melissa Evridge of Oil Trough.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Kathleen Huesmann of Conway and the late William Huesmann and the late Charles and Mildred Kelley of Batesville.
Carrie Suzanne Carter and Christopher Allen Davis exchanged wedding vows Aug. 22 at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church in Little Rock.
The Rev. Victor H. Nixon officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Harris Carter of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Margaret Wilson Davis of Carrollton, Texas, and Clifton Lyn Davis of Garland, Texas.
Tommie McDonald of Batesville sang “The Lord’s Prayer.”