Ken and DeLisa Martin of Elizabeth, Ark., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Ashton Martin, to Michael Joseph Earls, son of Nicky and Susie Earls of Mammoth Spring, Ark.
The couple plan to be married in a 3 p.m. ceremony on Oct. 18 at the First Baptist Church of Viola.
The bride is attending school at ASU-Jonesboro and is majoring in history.
The groom is also attending school at ASU-Jonesboro and is majoring in mechanical engineering.
Maternal grandparents of the bride are Ilene DePriest of Salem, Mo., and the late Wilbur DePriest. Paternal grandparents of the bride are Bill and Cecilia Martin of Gassville, Ark. Maternal grandparents of the groom are Tressie Michaels of Mammoth Spring and the late Earl Michaels. Paternal grandparents of the groom are Norman and Anita Earls of Mammoth Spring.
All friends and family are invited to attend the ceremony.