Miss Brooke Bussey and Mr. Justin McCarthy, both of Conway, have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. Don and Mrs. Becky Bussey of Conway. She is the granddaughter of Catherine Bussey and the late Wayne Bussey of Wilson and Mr. Everett L. (Skeeter) and Mrs. Sue Kell of Conway.

Brooke is a 2001 graduate of Conway High School 2001 and a May 2005 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

She was a member and President of Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity.

She is currently employed as a Territory Manager for Heartland Payment Systems.

The prospective groom is the son of Mr. Michael McCarthy of Fayetteville, Ga., and Ms. Konnie McCarthy of Conway. He is the grandson of Mary Jane Kerr and the late Lamar Kerr of Calico Rock.

Justin is a 2000 graduate of Conway High School and is currently employed by Southwestern Energy of Conway.

The wedding is set to take place at 4 p.m. Dec. 17, 2011, at First United Methodist Church, with a reception immediately following at the Conway Country Club.