Dr. and Mrs. John Robert Busby of Pine Bluff, Ark., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Elizabeth, to Mr. David Leslie Machen, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Leslie Machen of Forrest City, Ark.
Miss Busby is the granddaughter of Mrs. Bobbie Fort and the late Mr. Jack Manuel Fort of Pine Bluff. She is also the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Louise Busby and the late Dr. Arlee Kelton Busby, both of Monticello, Ark.
Mr. Machen is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Bevie Lee Machen of Forrest City and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Rosica also of Forrest City.
A 2004 graduate of Pine Bluff High School, Miss Busby graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville in 2008 with a bachelor of science in business administration. There she became of member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She is a marketing associate for Wright Medical Technology in Little Rock, Ark.
Mr. Machen graduated in 2004 from Forrest City High School and in 2008 from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a bachelor of science in business administration. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Arkansas Little Rock and is a federal datacenter sales representative for Hewlett-Packard in Conway, Ark. He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.
The couple will exchange wedding vows on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church in Pine Bluff.