Lawrence and Sandra Daniel of Van Buren will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday, Sept. 14 with an outdoor drop-in reception, hosted by their daughters, and will be held at 737 Shibley Road in Van Buren from 2 to 4 p.m. They were married Sept. 14, 1963, in Van Buren by the late Rev. Edwin Burris. Mrs. Daniel is the former Sandra Wait and is retired from the Department of Workforce Services. Mr. Daniel is a native of Paris, Ark., and is a barber. They have two children, Marcia Johnson and Mona Daniel, both of Van Buren, and four grandchildren.
Doyle - Watkins
Ray Dean and Donna Doyle of Stilwell announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Wynn Doyle, to Gavin Robert Watkins, son of Davy Watkins of Mountainburg and Kathi and Donald Brown of Alma. A private ceremony is planned Sept. 24 in Hot Springs and a reception will be held Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lyons Community Center in Stilwell.
Doyle and Mary Beth Autry of Van Buren will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this week with their family. They were married Sept. 11, 1953, at Gardner United Methodist Church in North Little Rock. They have three children, Debra Marsh and Rhonda Shook, both of Van Buren, and Larry Autry of Lexington Park, Md.; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.