Joe and Carol Young of Ash Flat announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristen Jo, to Grant Hyslip, son of Johnny Ray and Barbara Hyslip of Ash Flat. The couple will wed in a beach ceremony in Destin, Fla., June 12.
Grant is employed by North Arkansas Electric in Ash Flat as a lineman. Kristen works for Watson Dental Clinic in Ash Flat as a dental assistant. She is also working toward a degree in early childhood education from Arkansas Tech University. Grant is a 2002 graduate of Highland High School. Kristen graduated from Highland in 2005.
Grant is the grandson of Mary Cooper of Ash Flat. Kristen is the granddaughter of Mary Lou Wilkes and the late Pete Wilkes of Ash Flat and Dorothy Young and the late Adrian Young of Salem.
A reception will be held at 6 p.m. June 23 at the North Golf Course Recreation Center in Cherokee Village. All friends and family are invited to attend.
The couple will make their home in Ash Flat.