SOUTHSIDE — Robert and Barbara Cherry of Southside and Tony and Christine Roberts of Hutchinson Mountain have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Tonya Jean Roberts, to Christopher Allen Cox, son of Tony and Christina Cox of Salado.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Vida Young of Salado.
She is a 2007 graduate of Southside High School and is pursuing a career in cosmetology.
She is employed at Jacquelyn Suzann’s in Batesville.
Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Sisk of Batesville will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the First Assembly of God Family Life Center, located at 20th and Lyon streets in Batesville.
Winnie Lee Cowden and Virgil Sisk were married June 15, 1939, by the Rev. Jim Burge at his home in Batesville.
They have two daughters, Brenda Shipman and the late Jane Winchester.
The reception will be hosted by the couple’s granddaughters, Rhonda Hoskins and Janette Ellis, and other close relatives.
LITTLE ROCK — Together with their parents, Jennifer Beaty and Benjamin West have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Rick and Wanda Beaty of West Monroe, La., and Martha and Terry Porter of Tinsman.
She is a 2001 graduate of Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences & the Arts and received a bachelor of science in biology from Lyon College. She is employed as a forensic analyst for the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory in Little Rock.
The prospective groom is the son of Bruce and Sonya West of Locust Grove.
MOUNTAIN VIEW — Orlando and Pauline Teague of Mountain View will celebrate their 68th anniversary Sunday.
They were married June 14, 1941, at First Methodist Church of Mountain View.
They lived in Southside for 50 years before moving to Mountain View.
Mr. Teague retired as principal of West Elementary, and Mrs. Teague retired as librarian of Batesville High School.
Their children are Paul Teague of Batesville and Dale Teague and Sharon May, both of Mountain View.
SHERWOOD — Kendra Leigh Ann McCormack and Capt. Jason William Spaulding were united in marriage at Aventura Spa Palace in Riviera Maya, Mexico.
The bride is the daughter of Ken and Sharon McCormack of Cave City. The groom’s parents are Bill and Donna Spaulding of Torrance, Calif.
The ceremony was held in a gazebo overlooking the ocean.
Ross and Natalie Cox of Batesville celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary May 20 with a meal at Josie’s with their sons and a few close friends.
Natalie Schap and Ross Cox were married May 20, 1984, in Lake Charles, La.
They have two children, Cody Cox and Cameron Cox, both of Batesville.
Mr. Cox is a certified registered nurse anesthetist at White River Medical Center. Mrs. Cox is a homemaker and a caterer.
Laura Jackson and Steven Shirley have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Tami Moore and Ronald Reed, both of Batesville. She is the granddaughter of Jerry Butler of Hardy and Irene Butler of Batesville.
She is a 2008 graduate of Batesville High School and received a dental assistant degree in 2007.
The prospective groom is the son of Sonny and Janet Shirley of Charlotte. He is the grandson of Dick and Lorna Engstrom of Gary, Texas, and the late Chuck and Mary Shirley of Henderson, Texas.
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wilson of Batesville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lauren Elise Wilson of Batesville, to Corey Barton Throneberry, son of Dr. Bart and Karen Throneberry, all of Conway.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the Rev. and Mrs. Jerry Wilson of Lubbock, Texas and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Giles of El Dorado.
She is a 2004 graduate of Batesville High School. She graduated from University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor of science in education.
NEWARK — Ronnie and Nettie Hackworth of Newark have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ronda Marie Hackworth, to Dane Anthony Piker, son of Brent and Connie Piker of Bradford.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Kenneth and Mary Hackworth and the late Henry and Irene Lucy.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Harold and Wanda Piker, the late Geneva Kennedy Snowden and the late Junior Kennedy.
The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Saturday at Bradford Baptist Church in Bradford.
SEDALIA, Mo. — Jess and Michelle Dowler and Mike and Betty Bartlett, all of Sedalia, Mo., have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Nicole Danielle Dowler of Columbia, Mo., to Brandon James Richardson of Columbia, Mo., son of Debora Richardson of Batesville.
The bride-elect is a 2001 graduate of Smith Cotton High School in Sedalia and a 2004 graduate of State Fair Community College in Sedalia with an associate of applied sciences degree in business management.
She is employed at MFA Oil Company in Columbia as a credit secretary.
SIDNEY — Barry and Joyce Goff of Sidney will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.
They were married June 1, 1984, in Memphis.
He is the son of the late Leroy and Mary Goff of West Memphis. She is the daughter of the late John and Maisie Foster of West Memphis.
The couple has four children, Jacob Goff, Dusty and Jessica Goff, all of Sidney, Cathy and Mitch Griggs of Wynne and Paige and Brian Clements of Louisville, Ky. They have six grandchildren, Wyatt Goff, Dalton Ford, Dustin Ford, Tyler Clements, Keira Clements and John Carter Clements.
Bob and Shirley Harris of Batesville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a drop-in reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Southside Church of Christ, located at 2102 Batesville Blvd.
Shirley Jordan and Bob Harris were married June 7, 1959, at the Church of Christ in Lilbourn, Mo., with Walter Southern officiating.
Mr. Harris is the minister of Southside Church of Christ. Mrs. Harris is a homemaker.