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Rachel Burroughs and Met Jones announce October wedding

Burroughs-Jones Rachel Brooke Burroughs and Met Leonard Jones III, both of Pine Bluff, will exchange wedding vows Oct. 6, 2012, at the Villa Marre in Little Rock, Ark. The bride is the daughter of Linda Burroughs of Pine Bluff and William Lee Burroughs III of Little Rock. She is the granddaughter of Gladys Garner of Pine Bluff, the late W.J. Garner, and the late Mr. and Mrs. William L. Burroughs Jr. She graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 2002 and is employed by the Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. The groom is the son of Carol and Met L. Jones II of Pine Bluff. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Marion Ford of Pine Bluff and the late Mr. and Mrs. William David Jones. He graduated from Pine Bluff High School in 2000 and is the plant manager at Dickey Machine Works.

Traci McDonel and Robert Vest to exchange wedding vows

McDonel-Vest Traci McDonel and Robert "Bo" Vest are planning a Sept. 15 wedding at Redfield, Ark. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Michael and Pam McDonel of Pine Bluff, Ark. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Mr. Gary Vest of Searcy, Ark., and Mr. Terry and Mrs. Jo McCallie of Carlisle, Ark. The future bride is currently working as a Pine Bluff police officer and plans to continue a career in law enforcement. Mr. Robert "Bo" Vest is currently working as a fireman in Little Rock, Ark., and paramedic in Searcy, Ark. The couple plans to make their home in the Searcy, Ark., area. The wedding and reception will be held at a river side location in Redfield, Ark., at 6:30 p.m. Friends and family are welcome to attend.

Shirlee Owens and Wilfredo Zapata to exchange wedding vows

Owens-Zapata Ms. Johnnie Owens of Pine Bluff, Ark., and Mr. Eddie Owens of Laurel, Md., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shirlee Francesco Antwonnett Owens to Wilfredo Adrian Zapata, son of Mr. and Mrs. Porfirio Zapata of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The couple will exchange wedding vows Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at 4 p.m., at John R. Fallis Waterfront Facility (Regional Park), Pine Bluff, Ark. Family and friends are invited to attend.

Moore/Brown engagement

Dr. Joseph and Nina Brown of Pine Bluff announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Christena An'Dreya Nickol to Lorenzo Rayshawn Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rich Moore of Pine Bluff.