Karen Wood and Matt Bowers will exchange wedding vows at 2 p.m., June 16 at Cedar Heights Baptist Church on Highway 365, North Little Rock. Rev. Charlie Winters will be officiating the double-ring ceremony.
The bride is the daughter of Bob and Teresa Wood of Maumelle. She is the granddaughter of the late Harold and Mildred Gardner, and the late Robert and LaVaughn Wood. She is a 2006 graduate of Oak Grove High School. After high school she attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and is currently in nursing school at Baptist Health Schools Little Rock.
The prospective groom is the son of Frank and Jo Ann Bowers of White Hall. He is the grandson of Joe and June Adams of White Hall and Nesbit and Lee Bowers of Pine Bluff. He is a 2004 graduate of White Hall High School and a 2008 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, where he earned a bachelor of science in business administration. He is an alumna of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. He is currently employed as an operator with Southwest Power Pool in Maumelle.