Melissa Ford and Curtis Minor, along with their parents, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.
Melissa is the daughter of Luther Ford of Danville, Ark., and Nancy and Rick Perry of Dardanelle, Ark. She is the granddaughter of Dorothy Hogue and the late Dave Hogue of Lonoke, Ark., and the late Siddie and Luther Ford Sr. of Starksville, Miss. She is the mother of Crynn Davidson. She is currently working on her master's degree, while teaching English at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.
Curtis is the son of Dale and Cathy Minor of Harrison. He is the grandson of Dwain and Pat Harp of Harrison, and the late Lester and Shirley Minor of Ash Flat, Ark.
He is a 2003 graduate of Harrison High School and a 2008 graduate of Arkansas Tech University. He is currently the Junior High Choir Director at Washington Junior High School in Bentonville, Ark.
A private ceremony is planned for Christmas Eve at St Catherine's at Bell Gable Chapel in Fayetteville. A reception will follow at Noodles Italian Kitchen.