Ashley Rose Marian Stanley and Sean Michael Stevenson have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of James Stanley of Atkins and Marian Lisa and Peter Brown of Downsville, La. She is the granddaughter of Rose Kathryn and Lavon Stanley of Atkins and the late Norma and Marion Morris McNabb of Bossier City, La., and Marge Umeyo Brown and the late Tom Brown of Keithville, La.

She is a 2000 graduate of Atkins High School and a 2005 graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a bachelor of arts in painting and in psychology. 

She is a four-time member of the dean’s list and a two-time member of the Presidential Scholar’s list.

She is an employee of Pinnacle Pointe Behavioral Healthcare Systems of Little Rock and works in their Outpatient division with Conway Public Schools.

The prospective groom is the son of Kim and Patrick Veverka of Atkins and Earnest Stevenson III of Dallas, Texas. He is the grandson of the late Mary and Daniel Mudd of Russellville and the late Jacquelyn and Earnest Stevenson, Jr. of Little Rock.

He is a 2001 graduate of Atkins High School and attended the University of Central Arkansas. 

He has recently accepted a position with Chesapeake of New York that he will begin in January 2011.

The 3 p.m. wedding is set to take place November 27 in Atkins. The ceremony and following reception will be held at the home of the bride-elect’s grandparents. 

Friends and family are invited to attend.