Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Strickland of Carlisle announce the engagement of their daughter Chelsey Elizabeth Strickland to Zachary William Adams.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Louise Tipton of Holly Grove, the late Melvin Tipton of Carlisle and Don and Rolene Baxter of Brinkley. She graduated from Arkansas State University in Beebe in 2012 with an Associates of Arts degree and from PetSmart Grooming Academy in 2012. She is employed by PetSmart as a Pet Stylist.

The prospective groom is the son of Daniel and Phyllis Adams of Carlisle. He is the grandson of Bill and Shirley Adams of Benton, Louisiana and the late John and Kitty Shaw of Carlisle. He graduated from Arkansas State University in Beebe in 2012 with an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Computer Aided Drafting and Design. He is employed by Southern Woodworks Cabinets in Carlisle.

The couple will exchange wedding vows at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, at Landmark Baptist Church in England.