Devin Nicole Longacre
Benjamin Russell Sessions
Joe and Debbie Longacre of Horatio, AR
are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Devin Nicole
Longacre to Benjamin Russell Sessions of Little Rock, AR. Devin is the
granddaughter of James and Delitha Clowdis of Winthrop, AR. Ben is the
son of Dr. Louis and Cheryl Sessions of Little Rock.
is a 2006 graduate of De Queen High School and a 2010 graduate of the
University of Central Arkansas where she earned a Bachelor of Science
Degree in Biology. Ben is a 2006 graduate of Pulaski Academy in Little
Rock. He is also a 2010 graduate of Harvard University where he earned
a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government. Devin and Ben will both
graduate from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of
Medicine in May 2014.
wedding will take place in Little Rock, AR in May 2014.
Dawn Marie Fortner
Mr. & Mrs. John
Fortner of De Queen announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of
their daughter Dawn Marie Fortner to Joshua Leeper of De Queen.
Dawn is the
granddaughter of E.W. & Linda Hoek of Tulsa, OK and Helen Fortner and
the late Owen Fortner of Cove, AR.
Dawn is a 2004
graduate of De Queen High School and a 2008 Graduate of Oklahoma State
University where she obtained a Bachelorís of Science in Animal
Science. Dawn is employed by the University of Arkansas Extension and
Research in the Sevier County Office, where she is the 4-H Program
Josh Leeper is the
son of Larry Leeper of De Queen, AR and the grandson of the late Colvin
& Sylvia Marie Leeper of Lockesburg, AR.
Josh attended De
Queen High School. He is currently employed by Latshaw Drilling in
Tulsa, OK. He works as a derrick hand in West Texas.
The wedding will be
held October 26, 2013 at 4:30pm at the Hendrix Ranch, in De Queen, AR.
They will make their home in Horatio, AR.
Cara Dawn Benton
Adam Joseph Kozon
Cara Dawn Benton and Adam
Joseph Kozon were married on Saturday, May 25th, in a
private ceremony held on the banks of the Arkansas River in Maumelle.
preceded a rustic-themed reception at Maumelle's Park on the River.
Guests were treated
to a home-style southern buffet followed by an evening of music and
The bride wore a tea length gown and fascinator headpiece. The bride's
headpiece were both embellished with family heirlooms, including tulle
from her mother's
wedding veil and rhinestones from her grandmother's wedding dress.
Cara is the daughter of Billy and Becky Benton of DeQueen and the
granddaughter of Joe
and Holly Bush of Lockesburg, Verla Jo Benton of DeQueen, and the late
CC Benton of
Eagletown. She is a graduate of DeQueen High School, the University of
and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and is employed by the
Workforce Services in Little Rock. Adam is the son of Michael Kozon and
the late Jana
Kauslik, both of Maumelle. He is the grandson of Joe and Gerry Kozon of
Indiana and the
late Norman and Paula Jespersen, originally of Iowa. Adam is a graduate
of Oak Grove
High School and works for AmeriPride, a commercial linen company in
The couple became engaged in the summer of 2012 after a six-year
courtship. They have
made their home in North Little Rock where they recently bought their
Mrs. Tommy Henthorn of Idabel, OK and Mr. and Mrs. Randy Ross of Port
Neches, TX along with Mr. and Mrs. Salvador Giannobile of Monroe, LA
would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their children Cassandra
Marine to Matthew David.
is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Bakenhus of De
Queen, AR. she is also the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ross
of Port Neches, TX. Matthew is the grandson of the late Mr. Joseph
Sampognaro and Mrs. Lucy Sampognaro of Monroe, LA. He is also the
grandson of the late Vincent Giannobile, Sr. and Mrs. Mary Giannobile of
is a 2005 graduate of De Queen High School and a graduate of American
Commercial College of Shreveport. She is currently an Assistant
Administrator at the Glen Retirement Home. Matthew is a 2001
graduate of St. Fredrick's Catholic School and a 2007 graduate of
University of Louisiana Monroe of Pharmacy, and is employed at
wedding will be held at St. Matthews Catholic Church in Monroe, LA on
Saturday, November 16, 2013. After a trip to San Francisco, Carmel
and Yosemite National Park, the couple will reside in Shreveport, LA.
Greg and Denise Smith
of Eagletown, OK announce the approaching marriage of their daughter,
Brooke Nicole Smith to Mr. Kent Duane Altstatt of Stigler, OK. Brooke
is the granddaughter of Joyce Smith and the late Roy Smith of De Queen,
AR. She is also the granddaughter of Alice Keeney and the late Orville
Keeney of Eagletown, OK. Kent is the son of John and Danita Altstatt of
Stigler, OK and the grandson of the late Harlis and Marie Altstatt and
Judy Hill and the late Duane Hill of Stigler.
Brooke is a 2009
graduate of De Queen High School. She is also a 2012 graduate of
Oklahoma State University where she received an Associate in Applied
Science in Nursing degree. She is currently employed as a Registered
Nurse at Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith, AR. Kent graduated from Stigler
High School in 2007. He received his degree in construction technology
from Oklahoma State University in 2011 and currently has his own
business in the oil field.
The wedding will be
held at Hendrix Ranch in De Queen with a reception to follow on
September 21, 2013 at four oíclock in the afternoon. The couple will
reside in Stigler, OK.
Angelica Ochoa and
Shawn Kimmel are happy to announce their engagement and upcoming
Angelica is the daughter of Alberto and Karen Ochoa of De Queen, AR.
Shawn is the son of Scott Kimmel and Robin Litherland of De Queen, AR.
The couple will wed at De Queen Lake Oak Grove Pavilion on October 19,
Megan Noel Smith
Blake Thomas McAfee
Ms. Tami Smith of De Queen, AR and Mr. David Smith of Texarkana, TX announce the
approaching marriage of their daughter, Megan Noel Smith to Mr. Blake Thomas
McAfee of Hot Springs, AR. Megan is the granddaughter of Judy Smith of De Queen
and the late Neldene and Mitchell Smith. She is also the granddaughter of Linda
Riley and the late Bud Riley of Gillham, AR and Nora and Lyndall Smith of De
Queen. Blake is the son of Frances and Rick McAfee of Hope, AR and the grandson
of Myrl Thrash of Hope, AR and the late Pennix Thrash.
Megan is a 2002 graduate of De Queen High School. She is also a 2006 graduate
of the University of Central Arkansas where she received a Bachelorís of Health
Science Degree and received her Masters of Science Degree in Occupational
Therapy in 2008 at UCA. Blake graduated from Hope High School in 2000. He
received his Bachelorís of Science in Education in 2004 in Physical Education
from Henderson State University and his Masterís Degree in Sportís
Administration from HSU in 2011.
The wedding will be held at the Hot Springs Country Club with a reception to
follow on October 12, 2013. The couple will make their home in Hot Springs
where the bride is an occupational therapist with Garland Nursing and Rehab and
the groom is a golf professional at Hot Springs Country Club.
Cody W. Miller
Rick and Frankie Nunn are proud
to announce the engagement of there daughter Bridgit P Nunn of Hatton, AR to
Cody W Miller of Horatio, AR. Cody is the son of Gary Miller from Lovell, AR and Gerry
Wells of Broken Bow, Ok.