WOODLAWN – Robert and Sharon Harrison of Woodlawn and John and Misty Beatty of Collins announce the upcoming wedding of their children Samantha Harrison and Austin Beatty.


Samantha is a 2015 graduate of Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in World Languages and Cultures with an emphasis in Spanish. She is a 2018 graduate, earning her Specialist Degree in School Psychology.


Samantha will be employed this fall with Union Public School District in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as a School Psychologist. She is the granddaughter of Will and Dorothy Smith of Rison, Sonny and Shirley Harrison of Pine Bluff, and the late Juanita Harrison of Pine Bluff.


Austin is a 2014 graduate of UAM with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Biochemistry. He is also a 2018 graduate of UAMS where he earned his Doctor of Medicine Degree. Dr. Beatty will begin his internship in Tulsa, Oklahoma, this summer with In His Image Family Medicine Residency Program.


Austin is the grandson of Ken and Arlene Beatty of Collins, Verna Plunkett and the late Rodger Plunkett of McGehee, and the great-grandson of the late Helen Kennedy of McGehee.


The wedding will be Saturday May 26, at 4:00 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Hwy 63 in Woodlawn. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.