Kelly Jean Williams and Jacob Thomas Persons were united in marriage on Saturday, May 24, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Carlisle.

Kelly is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Williams of Carlisle and the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Della Manning of Lonoke, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Williams of Cabot. She is a 2012 graduate of Carlisle High School and is a student at Phillips College in Stuttgart. She is employed with Baptist Health in Stuttgart.

Jacob is the son of Mike Persons of Humphrey and Rhena Phelps-Brooks of Stuttgart. He is the grandson of John Phelps and the late Dorothy Phelps of Lodges Corner and Gerald Persons and the late Sandra Persons of Humphrey. He is a 2010 graduate of Stuttgart High School and a 2013 graduate of Phillips College in Stuttgart. He is employed with Southern Aircraft Maintenance in Coy.