January 15, 2010
LITTLE ROCK — Mary Kathleen Rutherford and Franklin Clark Jennings, both of Little Rock, have announced their engagement. Ms. Rutherford is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Luin Rutherford III of Little Rock and is the granddaughter of Mr. James Luin Rutherford Jr. of Batesville and the late Kathleen Roberson Rutherford of Batesville and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Byron Hill of Little Rock.
January 15, 2010
Aprille Lynne Wann and Christopher James Ahrens were united in marriage Dec. 5 at the Little Chapel-in-the-Woods in Denton, Texas. The Little Chapel-in-the-Woods was dedicated in 1939 by Eleanor Roosevelt. The Rev. Joe Shafer officiated the ceremony. A reception followed at Hubbard Hall on the Texas Women’s University campus.
January 12, 2010
Lavaughn “Shorty” and Shelba Carlile Coles will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Desha Methodist Church.They were married Dec. 24, 1959, in Lee’s Chapel Church in Sandtown by the Rev. Stewart Aist.The reception will be hosted by their daughter, Sandra Davidson of Montgomery, Texas; their son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Kim Coles of Batesville; and their grandson, Kameron Coles of Batesville.All family and friends are invited to attend.The couple requests no gifts.
January 11, 2010
MELBOURNE — Elizabeth Cooper of Melbourne and Justin Daigle of Mount Pleasant were united in marriage Nov. 21 at Sidney Baptist Church.The pews were draped with ivory tulle and ivy. Tall wrought iron candle stands with winding ivy and celadon green pillar candles outlined the marriage platform in the front of the sanctuary. Silk arrangements in fall colors graced two white Greek columns behind the wedding party.The guest book was attended by Victoria Rush.
January 6, 2010
Charles and Linda Cooper will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at 2 p.m. Jan. 16 in the Family Life Center of Myron Baptist Church.The reception will be hosted by their children.All family and friends are invited to attend.The couple requests no gifts.
December 31, 2009
Negril, Jamaica — Tina Moffitt and Ryan Bailey were united in marriage Dec. 14 on the beach in Negril, Jamaica. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Vicki Moffitt of Batesville. The groom is the son of Debora Bailey of Jonesboro and Terry and Jackie Bailey of Jonesboro. Honorary attendants were James and Cindy Frans of Jonesboro. The couple resides in Jonesboro.
December 30, 2009
THE VILLAGES, Fla. — Mr. and Mrs. Mike Allen of The Villages, Fla., have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Marnie Allen, to Dr. Mark Davis, son of Dr. and Mrs. James Davis.The bride-elect is a graduate of B.T. Washington High School in Pensacola, Fla., and Lyon College.The prospective groom is the grandson of J.C. Wells of Batesville and the late Nina Wells and the late J.O. and Julia Davis of Mountain View.
December 22, 2009
Hail and Faye Bryant of Batesville are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary today.Alpha Faye Middlecoff and Hail Bryant were married Dec. 22, 1949, at Calvary Baptist Church by the Rev. Jim Wooten.The couple will have a small celebration with their friends, Joe and Rita Gotham.
December 18, 2009
SOUTHSIDE — Billy Hartley and Camelia Hartley, both of Southside, have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Lynn Hartley, to Branson J. Ward, son of Jeff and Carla Ward of Floral.The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Floyd and Jean Evridge and Willie Mashburn, all of Pleasant Plains, and Pat Sanders of Lynn.The prospective groom is the grandson of Willie and Nancy Millsaps and Glenda Gilbert, all of Pleasant Plains.The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Jan. 1 at Union Grove Church in Pleasant Plains.