• Beard, Young are wed

    Judy Beard and Steven Young Jr. were united in marriage June 18 at Riverside Park in Batesville.
    Shirley Green officiated.
    The bride is the daughter of Fred and Sandra Beard. The groom’s parents are Steven and Diana Young of Atlanta.
    The bride was given in marriage by her daughter, Shanika Mills.
    Groomsman was Earnest Vance of Batesville.
    The couple will reside in Batesville.

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  • Couple to mark anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Danny J. Mitchell of Batesville plan to take a short trip to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.
    They were married June 30, 1984, at Calvary Baptist Church in Batesville by the Rev. R.A. Bone.
    Mrs. Mitchell is the daughter of the late Dwain and Rudene Winkle of Batesville. Mr. Mitchell is the son of the late J.W. and Oma Lee Mitchell of Batesville.
    They have a daughter, Heather Kelley of Jonesboro.

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  • Parmans celebrate 60th

    Robert “Bob” and Helen Ann Parman of Batesville are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today.
    Helen Ann O’Quinn and Robert “Bob” Parman were married June 30, 1949, in Odessa, Texas.
    They have a son, Mark Parman and his wife, Mary, of Centennial, Colo.; a daughter, Melissa Tulberg and her husband, Gene, of Batesville; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

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  • Keith, Hix to wed

    SPERRY, Okla. — Alan and Denise Keith of Sperry, Okla., have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Mandy Janeen Keith, to Jonathan Michael Hix, son of Pam and Charley Hix Jr. of Batesville.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Pat and Patty Keith of Pontiac, Ill., and Pauline Swayne of Sperry and the late Doy Swayne.
    She is a 2006 graduate of Sperry High School and a 2009 graduate of Arkansas State University in Mountain Home with a degree in funeral service. She is employed at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home in Conway.

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  • Jones, Walls are wed

    Ashley Jones and Tyler Walls were united in marriage at 1 p.m. June 11 at Riverside Park in Batesville.
    The bride is the daughter of Ernest and Chris Jones of Clinton. She is the granddaughter of Louis and Minnie McCain of Parkin and Margie Forbis of Clinton and the late Bob Forbis.
    The groom is the son of David and Pamela Walls of Batesville. He is the grandson of Shirley Guynes of Tuckerman and the late Lee Von Guynes, James Walls of Beebe and Barbara Lane of Batesville.

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  • Hughes, Rhoades to exchange vows

    SULPHUR ROCK — Donald and Freda Hughes of Sulphur Rock have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tonya Renee Hughes, to Billy Wayne Rhoades, son of Johnny and Judy Hays of Warren.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Emma Gene Wiltrout of Charlotte and the late Jimmy Wiltrout and the late Henry and Ethel Hughes of Sulphur Rock.
    She is a 2008 Batesville High School graduate and is a student at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. She is employed at J.C. Penney.

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  • Prices to mark anniversary

    Lewis and Zelda Price will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday.
    Zelda Davis and Lewis Price were married June 26, 1959, at Idaho Falls, Idaho.
    They have three children, Ernest Lewis Price and his wife, Kathy, Lindon and Barry Price and the late Arlene Zelda Price Hanson; two grandchildren, Joshua Price and Emily Craig and her husband, Rudy; and two great-grandchildren, Jamie Craig and Lacey Craig.

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  • Wheeler, Lloyd wed

    BENTONVILLE — Alicia Erin Wheeler and Mason Lee Lloyd were married June 6 at The Church at Pinnacle Hills in Rogers. The Rev. Justin Paslay officiated the ceremony.
    Parents of the bride are May and Michael Wheeler of Fayetteville. Parents of the groom are Leta and Efton Lloyd of Rogers. The bride is the granddaughter of the late Warner and Clara Emmons of Dermott, and Sue and the late Jim Wheeler of Desha. The groom is the grandson of the late Pansy and Clarence Lloyd of Seligman and Genevia Henderson and Leon Henderson, both of Cassville.

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  • Sharp, Flom plan to exchange vows

    CONCORD — Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Sharp of Concord have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jocelynn Sharp, to Justin Scott Flom, son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Flom of Eden Prairie, Minn.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Sharp of Concord and Treva Warden of Pleasant Plains and the late Paul Warden.

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  • Grahams to be honored

    Willie and Bobbie Graham will be honored at a reception for their 50th wedding anniversary.
    The  reception will be from 2 to 4 p.m. June 28 at Quail Valley Free will Baptist Church, 4000 Harrison St., Batesville.
    The couple was married July 3, 1959 in Kalamazoo, Mich. They have three children:  Wendy Pickett of Stafford, Va.; Shelly Driskell of Harrisburg; and Danny Graham of Paragould.

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  • Young, Barnett set wedding for July 4

    Jennifer Michelle Young and Nathan Donald Barnett have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
    The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Merle and Louise Young. She is the granddaughter of John and Bonnie Ketron of Cave City.
    She is a 2004 graduate of Cave City High School and is employed at Citizens Bank of Batesville.
    The prospective groom is the son of Terry and Jane Barnett of Cave City.
    He is a 2002 graduate of Cave City High School and is employed as a maintenance supervisor at Townsends.

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  • Manuel, Derrickson to unite in marriage

    SMITHVILLE — Tony and Melissa Manuel of Smithville have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Miranda Gail Manuel, to Joshua Adam Derrickson, son of Jeffery Derrickson of Lake Dallas, Texas, and Laura Rohr of Strawberry.
    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Loyd and Glenda Simmons of Tuscumbia, Ala., and Gracie Kankenfitz of Cave City.
    She is employed as an in-home aide.
    The prospective groom is the grandson of William and Elizabeth Pickard of Strawberry.
    He is employed at Townsends.

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