Mary-Phillip Howse of Conway and Timothy O’Connell of Jacksonville have announced their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Ms. Pattie Howse of Conway and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Howse of Indianola, Miss. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Mary Howse of Greenville, Miss., and Ms. Glenna Averitt of Sherwood. 

She graduated college from Ouachita Baptist University. Currently she is a third-grade teacher at Sallie Cone Elementary School.

The prospective groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter and Peggy O’Connell of Jacksonville. He is the grandson of Peter and Doris O’Connell of Jacksonville, and Mrs. Elizabeth Van Alstyne of San Antonio. 

He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and is currently an officer/pilot for the United States Air Force.

The wedding is set to take place on June 5, at 1 p.m. at the Greene Chapel of Hendrix College, with the reception to follow in the courtyard of Hendrix College.