Stan and Mindy Beaver of Cabot announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Taryn to Robert McCoy Burns.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Patricia Beaver Frizzell and the late Billy Beaver of Lonoke and Richard and Elva Griffin of Cabot. She is a 2013 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education.

The prospective groom is the, son of Dwayne and Amy Burns of Austin. He is the grandson of the late McCoy and Emolene Burns of Austin and Robert Carl and Sharon Bass of Beebe. He is a 2011 Graduate of the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently employed with John Deere Ottumwa Works as a Performance Engineer.

The couple will exchange vows December 28, 2013 at St. John’s Chapel by the Creek in Benton, Arkansas.