Mr. and Mrs. James A. Needham of Fountain Valley, Calif., and Col. and Mrs. Donald A. Dorsch of Mayflower have announced the marriage of their daughter, Dana Needham, to Kris Kirby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry D. Kirby of Thayer.
He is the grandson of Violet and the late Norman Kirby and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Poulette.
The bride-elect and the prospective groom both received bachelor's degrees in biology from Lyon College at Batesville.
The bride-elect is a project manager biologist for the Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District. The prospective groom will continue his education at a college of chiropractic in the near future.
The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Aug. 31 in Greene Chapel at Hendrix College in Conway.
After a Caribbean cruise the couple will reside in Little Rock.