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.
Wenatchee, Wash. — Savannah Jade Warnett, formerly of Batesville, and Brandon Scott Turner were united in marriage on June 27 at First Church of the Nazarene in Wenatchee, Wash. The candlelight ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Grafton Robinson, who also performed the marriage ceremony of the bride’s parents 25 years ago.
The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Barb Warnett of Whidbey Island, Wash. She is the granddaughter of Rob and Gwen Warnett of Batesville and Lowell and Janet Smith of Wenatchee.
Dawn Marie Henthorn of Brunswick, Ga., has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Amanda Ryan Henthorn, to Capt. Timothy Hall Lawrence, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herb Lawrence of Batesville.
The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Paul Alan Henthorn of Buffalo, N.Y. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James E. Herring of Brunswick and Joyce Ann Henthorn of Amherst, N.Y. and the late Arthur James Henthorn of Wetzel, W.Va.
Lauren Elise Wilson and Corey Barton Throneberry were united in marriage at 6 p.m. June 13 at West Baptist Church with Dr. David Wilson, uncle of the bride, and the Rev. Jerry M. Wilson, grandfather of the bride, officiating at the candlelight service. A special prayer was given by Neal Winstead and scripture was read by Amy Wilson, cousin of the bride.
LYNN — Randy and Belinda Glenn of Lynn announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cassandra Lou Glenn, to Rickey James Hunter, son of Corky and Geniave Hunter of Lynn.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jack and Betty Rainwater and Sherry Glenn, all of Lynn, and the late Larry Glenn. She is a 2006 graduate of Black Rock High School and a 2009 graduate of Arkansas State University with a bachelor of science in biology. She will attend medical school at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock this fall.
Fred and Betty Arnold of Batesville recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.
Betty Lou Mooney of Glencoe and Fred Arnold of Myron were married July 9, 1959, in Fulton County.
After spending several years in Wichita, Kan., the couple moved to Batesville in 1964. Mr. Arnold is retired from the grocery business and works for Radio Station 106.1 FM in sales. Mrs. Arnold is retired from the Batesville School District.
SOUTHSIDE — Paulette and Bud Taylor and Carlos McGhee announce the marriage of their daughter, Julie Michelle McGhee, to Zachary Hunter Garrett, son of Brad and Shelley Garrett.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Elvis and Pauline Dugger and Frances Farmer.
She is a 2009 graduate of Southside High School and plans to attend the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville in the fall.