Mr. and Mrs. Roger Schafer of Carlisle are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Emily Schafer to Reed Durden.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schafer and the late Betty Tefteller Schafer of Carlisle and Betty Bednar of Carlisle and the late Robert Bednar. She is a 2008 graduate of Carlisle High School and a 2013 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor’s of science in nursing. She is employed at Arkansas Children’s Hospital as a registered nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
The prospective groom is the son of Rollin and Natalie Durden of Cabot. He is the grandson of Evelyn Durden of Little Rock and the late Ralph Durden and the late Roy and Opal Smith of Cabot. He is a 2006 graduate of Cabot High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor’s of business administration. He is employed at Shelter Insurance as a claims adjustor.
The couple will exchange wedding vows at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at St. Rose Catholic Church in Carlisle.