Kelli Cooper Waters and David Louis Gershner to wed June 16


Mr. and Mrs. Mike Waters of Pine Bluff are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Cooper to David Louis Gershner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Gershner of Maumelle, Ark.

Wedding vows will be exchanged on June 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Park on the River, 11903 Crystal Hill Road, Maumelle, Ark. Kelli’s former youth pastor, Clark Colbert, will be officiating the double-ring ceremony.

Kelli is the granddaughter of W.D. and Rosalie Noles, and the late Ernestine Noles of Pine Bluff and Delfred and Martha Waters of Harrison, Ark. She is a 2005 graduate of Watson Chapel High School and a 2010 graduate of UCA with a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. She is currently employed as a kindergarten teacher at Lisa Academy in North Little Rock, Ark.

David is the grandson of Louis and Carolyn Gershner of New Port Richey, Fla., and the late Norma Gershner of North Little Rock, Ark., and the late Lawrence and Dorothy Heien of North Little Rock, Ark. He is a 2003 graduate of North Little Rock High School, a 2008 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in biological engineering and a 2011 graduate of the University of Arkansas School of Law with a juris doctorate. He is currently practicing law at the Davidson Law Firm in Little Rock, Ark.