Anne Rowse of Bella Vista and Kyle Purcell of Conway have announced their engagement and forthcoming wedding.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bennett and Nancy Marie Rowse of Bella Vista.  She is the granddaughter of the late Dale and Irene Livengood and Jack Rowse and the late Laraine Rowse. 

She is a Bentonville High School graduate.  She is a May 2010 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas. 

Currently, she is an RA at UCA.

The prospective groom is the son of Mr. James William “Bill” Purcell and Mrs. Barbara Ann Purcell of Conway. He is the grandson of Frances Elizabeth Purcell and the late Max Lee Purcell and the late William Farris and Madge Bunkley Sheofee. 

He is a Conway High School graduate. He is a May 2007 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas. He will start at Dallas Theological Seminary this fall.

Currently, he is a substance abuse counselor in Little Rock with the department of community corrections. 

The 3 p.m. wedding is set to take place  Aug. 7.  The ceremony will be held at Fellowship Bible Church in Conway. A reception will follow at the church.