HIGDEN — The Rev. Melvin E. and Dorothy Maxine Meeks celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 5 p.m. Saturday at Western Sizzlin in Batesville.
Dorothy Maxine Tackett and Melvin E. Meeks were married Aug. 8, 1959, at United Pentecostal Church in Delphi, Ind., by Ronald Ratcliff.
They have two sons, Billy Meeks and his wife, Jannette, of Floral and Perry Meeks and his wife, Wendy, of Marcella; and a daughter, Rhonda Wilson and her husband, Darrell, of Gulfport, Miss.
MELBOURNE — Lacey Leann Johnson and Anthony S. Weston were united in marriage on June 27 in an outdoor ceremony at the home of Delmas and Betty Johnson in Melbourne.
Billy Brooks, great-uncle of the bride, officiated.
The bride is the daughter of Blane Johnson of Calico Rock and Leann Johnson of Mount Pleasant. She is the granddaughter of Delmas and Betty Johnson of Melbourne and the late R.G. and Peggy Foreman of Franklin.
CAVE CITY — Mr. and Mrs. Jack King will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Tuesday at their home.
Peggy Lyon and Jack King were married Aug. 4, 1949, in Rockwall, Texas.
They have eight children; 23 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.
Dr. Justin Kyler Pomeroy of Batesville and Kendra Ann Clark of Guelph, Canada have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Joan Clark and the late Donald Clark of Guelph, Canada. She is the granddaughter of Charlotte Little and the late Lyman Little of Dundas Ontario, Canada.
She has a bachelor of arts and science from the University of Guelph and is attending Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas.
EUREKA SPRINGS — Cathern Jackson and Bobby Younger were united in marriage July 2 at the 5 Ojo Inn Bed and Breakfast in Eureka Springs.
The wedding was held outdoors under a gazebo.
A reception was held at the home of the bride’s daughter with their children and grandchildren in attendance.
The couple spent their honeymoon at the Country Mountain Inn in Eureka Springs.
Alisha Nicole Frazier and Brisden Allen Slayden announce their engagement and upcoming marriage
The bride-elect is the daughter of Jerry and Teresa Frazier of Melbourne, and the grand-daughter of Ann Womack and the late Billy John Womack of Melbourne and Ida Mae Frazier and the late Dean Frazier of Guion.
She is a graduate of Mount Pleasant High School and is a recent licensed practical nursing graduate. She is a student at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville in Batesville, further pursuing nursing.
MAUMELLE — John and Sue Zach of Maumelle have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Reneé Williams, to Matthew Carter Cox, son of Danny and Lynda Cox of Batesville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lucerne and Gerald Zach and Verner and Francis Olsen, all of Omaha, Nebraska.
She is a 2002 graduate of paralegal school at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is employed as a paralegal for a law firm.
FAIRFIELD BAY — Rachel McTigue and Necsar Solis were united in marriage June 27 at the Fairfield Bay Marina.
The bride is the daughter of David and Tina McTigue of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Carmen Leticia Ramirez and Necsar Solis Martinez of Acapulco, Mexico.
The ceremony took place on “The Belle of the Bay” boat in Greers Ferry Lake in front of Sugar Loaf Mountain.
MOUNT PLEASANT — Mr. and Mrs. Bill Givens of Mount Pleasant celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at the Market Place in Conway.
Sammie Powell and Bill Givens were married July 2, 1959.
Mr. Givens is retired from First National Bank in El Dorado. Mrs. Givens is a retired schoolteacher.
They have two daughters, Nancie Givens-Craig of North Little Rock and Sara Cato of Conway; and four grandchildren, Mattison Cato, Amelia Cato, Jordan Cato and Hayden Givens-Craig.
Tessie Caughron has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Lois Ann Grissom, to Calvin Neill Ward, son of Christine Flowers and the late Neill Ward.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Saturday at Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church near Saffell.
A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.
All friends and family are invited to attend.
CAVE CITY — Jesse Taylor and Faye James have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late J.L. and Bettie Webb of Cave City.
She is a recent graduate of Ozarka College, having obtained a nursing degree. She is employed at Cave City Nursing Home.
The prospective groom is the son of Buna Taylor of Cave City and the late Arson Taylor.
He is a self-employed carpenter in the Cave City area.
The couple will exchange vows at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Mammoth Spring State Park beside the waterfall.