Strongs to celebrate golden anniversary

November 17, 2010 Arlie and Patricia Strong of Batesville will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Cushman Assembly of God.Patricia Blakey and Arlie Strong were married Nov. 18, 1960, in Springfield, Mo., with the Rev. Paul Luckey officiating.Mr. Strong is a retired Assembly of God minister who enjoys researching his Cherokee heritage. Mrs. Stron, is a homemaker who loves to paint, sew and garden.

Campbells to celebrate wedding anniversary

November 16, 2010 Don and Elah Campbell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with their family on Thanksgiving Day at the home of their daughter, Denise Arms, in Charlotte.Elah May Jennings and Donnie Lee Campbell were married Nov. 24, 1960, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Vicksburg, Miss., by the Rev. Gene Blailock.They lived in West Memphis for 44 years before moving to Charlotte five years ago.

Franks, McMillan plan Nov. nuptials

November 9, 2010 Dawn Bruni of Batesville and Gary Stueve of Hardy have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Lynae McMillan, to Michael Anthony Franks, son of Tony and Janis Franks of Batesville.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Norma Curtis of Cherokee Village and the late Norman and Georgia Busse of Ozark Acres.She is a 1993 graduate of Sulphur Rock High School and a 1994 graduate of Gateway Technical College with a degree in nursing. She is a cook at the Senior Citizens Center in Batesville.

Johnson, Redden wed

November 8, 2010 ASH GROVE, Mo. — Laurie Johnson, formerly of Batesville, and Jim Redden of Springfield, Mo., were united in marriage at First Christian Church in Ash Grove, Mo., on Oct. 10.The couple will reside in Willard, Mo.

Stuntzes to mark 20th wedding anniversary

November 4, 2010 EVENING SHADE — Tony and Kaye Stuntz of Evening Shade will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary with a reception at 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church in Evening Shade.Kaye Carter and Tony Stuntz were married Nov. 3, 1990, at First Baptist Church in Evening Shade.They have five children, Andrea Stuntz, Paul Stuntz, Seth Stuntz, Samuel Stuntz and Charity Stuntz.The reception will be hosted by their friends and family.All friends and relatives are invited to attend.

Wilsons to celebrate golden anniversary

November 3, 2010 CAVE CITY — Clell and Betty Wilson of Cave City will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Eastside Baptist Church in Cave City.Betty Conyers and Clell Wilson were married Nov. 4, 1960, in Decatur, Ill.Mr. Wilson is a construction worker and paint contractor. Mrs. Wilson worked for White-Rodgers for 29 years. They enjoy square dancing and are members of Eastside Baptist Church.They have two daughters, Tina Langston of Cave City and Tonya Smith of Batesville.

Mize, Melton to wed

November 2, 2010 CALAMINE — Robby and Annette Mize of Calamine have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kimberly Ann Mize, to James Brady Melton, son of James and Melinda Melton of Batesville.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Shirley Rudd of Newark and the late Marshall Rudd and Mary Beth Mize of Calamine and the late Leland E. Mize.She is a 2006 graduate of Hillcrest High School and is pursuing a degree in early childhood education at Lyon College. She is employed at Batesville Therapy Clinic.

Clem, Crenshaw wed

November 1, 2010 Debra Kaye “Dusty” Johnson Clem and George Allen Crenshaw were united in marriage Oct. 9 at their home in Cushman.Steve Gunther, pastor of The Rock church in Cushman, officiated.The bride is the daughter of Jean Ann Johnson and Darrell and Debbie Johnson all of Batesville. The groom’s parents are the late Sanders and Myrtis Crenshaw of Cushman.The wedding was held outside on the porch of the home of the bride and groom, which is located in the Pine Hill community of Cushman, amid colorful fall decorations.

McCartys to celebrate golden anniversary

October 26, 2010 B.W. and Marlene McCarty will celebrate 50 years of marriage at 2 p.m. Sunday at the York Girl’s Cafe in Drasco.They were married Oct. 21, 1960 in the home of and by the Rev. Sherman Liles in Drasco and lived in Batesville most of their lives.They are the parents of David McCarty of Drasco and Lynn (Lana) McCarty of Batesville. They also have two grandchildren, Dayton McCarty of Drasco and Savannah McCarty of Batesville.All friends and family are invited. The couple requests no gifts, please.

Davis, Marlin slate nuptials for Nov. 27

October 25, 2010 CAVE CITY — Robert and LaVonna Davis of Cave City have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Marie Davis, to Mordecai Derek Marlin, son of Scott and Janie Marlin of Cave City.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jerry and Betty Croslin of Batesville, Arlene Dorris of Poughkeepsie and the late Roy Gene Davis.