Carter, Fleeman set nuptials for June 2

May 17, 2011 MANILA — Brandi Wayne Carter and Freddie Russell Fleeman, both of Manila, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-elect is the daughter of John Wayne and Paula Malloy of Poughkeepsie. She is the granddaughter of Mary Malloy and the late John Malloy and the late Walter and Vina Boone, all of Manila.

Curtwright, Morrison will unite in marriage

May 16, 2011 Carol Curtwright of Batesville has announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Amy Curtwright, to Randy Lee Morrison Jr., son of Randy Lee Morrison Sr. and Susan Morrison of Newport.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Janice Crabtree of Batesville and the late Clifton Crabtree and Bernice Curtwright of Osceola.She is a 2011 graduate of the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville with a licensed practical nursing degree. She is employed as a sales associate by Premiere Tans.

Reynolds, Weaver unite in marriage

May 13, 2011 Karen Reynolds and Peyton Weaver were united in marriage March 26 at Josie’s at the Lockhouse in Batesville.Ralph Wallis and Chuck Crow officiated.The bride is the daughter of Van and Jan Reynolds of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Bobby and Shirley Weaver of Charlotte.

Cooks celebrate 40th

May 12, 2011 Gene and Sheila Cook of Batesville celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary recently with their family.Sheila Sinele and Gene Cook were married May 1, 1971, in Rosie with the Rev. George Robertson officiating.Mr. Cook is a retired truck dispatcher and driver. Mrs. Cook is a radiology technologist at Medical Park Orthopaedic Clinic.They have a daughter, Tracey Owens and her husband, Adam, of Batesville; and a granddaughter, Addison Leigh Owens of Batesville.

Garvan Gardens is setting for Engles-Keaster wedding

May 11, 2011 NEWARK — Todd and Becky Engles of Newark announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Engles, to Austin Keaster, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Keaster of Nashville, Ark.The bride-elect is the grandaughter of June Crabtree of Oil Trough and the late John Raymond Engles, and the late Arvel Crabtree and Katie Engles of Newark.She is a 2006 graduate of Cedar Ridge High School and graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in 2010 with a bachelor of science in nursing.

Beels will celebrate golden anniversary

May 11, 2011 PLEASANT PLAINS — R.L. and Jane Beel of Pleasant Plains will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Flippo Chapel Fellowship Hall.Jane Lamb and R.L. Beel were married May 5, 1961, in Pleasant Plains with Tom Meharg officiating.They have two children, Cathy Crymes and her husband, Kenny, and Robert “Bub” Beel and his wife, Sherry; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Blue, Lettenmaier to wed

May 10, 2011 Kristina Blue and Chase Lettenmaier have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.The bride-elect is the daughter of Linda and Dan Coulter of Bradford and Louis and Kathy Blue of East Dublin, Ga. She is the granddaughter of Mae McClusky of Pleasant Plains and the step-granddaughter of Delora Coulter of Searcy.The prospective groom is the son of George and Connie Lettenmaier of Newport.The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. Friday at Trinity Baptist Church in Bradford.All relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Marshalls celebrate 40-year anniversary

May 10, 2011 NEWARK — Gary and Janice Marshall of Newark celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary April 3.Janice Hunziker and Gary Marshall were married April 3, 1971.They are the owners of Marshall Electric, and Mrs. Marshall works at J.C. Penney.They have three daughters, Jennifer Vines and Molly Goodart and her husband, Grant, all of Jonesboro, and Amy Hanle and her husband, Chris, of Little Rock; and four grandchildren, Delaney Vines, Blake Vines, Benson Goodart and Tristan Hanle.

Layton, Johnson plan nuptials for Saturday

May 9, 2011 MAPLE SPRINGS — Ricky and Sheila Layton of Maple Springs have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney Beth Layton, to Bryan Justin “Frog” Johnson, son of Byron and Betty Johnson of Batesville.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Karrel and Mae Fike of Maple Springs.She is a 2004 graduate of Newark High School and is employed by Miracle Kids Success Academy in Batesville.The prospective groom is the grandson of the late J.D. and Evelyn Moser of Batesville and Judy Johnson of Concord and the late O.B. Johnson.

Baker, Weaver solemnize vows

May 6, 2011 Andrea Lee Baker and Jeremy Chris Weaver were united in marriage in a double-ring ceremony March 19 at First Presbyterian Church in Batesville. The Rev. Leslie Roper officiated.The bride is the daughter of Dr. J.R. and Wanette Baker of Batesville. The groom’s parents are Jerry and Joyce Weaver of Charlotte.The doors of the sanctuary were adorned with large wreaths of fresh flowers, including gerbera daisies, tulips, lilies and hydrangeas in an array of bright colors. The chancel shelf featured branches of forsythia, red tulips and floating candles.