Natalie Reed, Marion, and Mark Shipman, Bella Vista, Ark., would like to announce their engagement and plans of a March 23 wedding.
The bride-elect is the youngest daughter of John and Cheryl Smith, Marion. She is a 1992 graduate of Marion High School and a 1998 graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor’s degree in education. Natalie has been employed with Indiana Wesleyan University for six years as an assistant director of financial aid. She is the mother of Douglas Reed, 13, and Justin Reed, 11, both of Marion.
The prospective bridegroom is the son of David and Donna Shipman, Hickory, N.C. He is a 1988 graduate of Western Guilford High and a 1999 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Mark works in sales calling on Wal-Mart stores. He is the father of Braden Shipman, 9, and Tanner Shipman, 7, both of Bentonville, Ark.
The couple will live in Bella Vista, Ark.
Originally published March 11, 2007