Emily Hester of Sheridan, Ark., and Casey Wright of Russellville, Ark., have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Ronnie and Peggy Tillman of Sheridan. She is the granddaughter of Joe Ward and the late Betty Ward of Prattsville, Ark., and Doyce Dougan of Prattsville, and Ruth Tillman of Rison, Ark.

She is a graduate of Sheridan High School and Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.

Emily is currently in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program with Baptist Health Schools in Little Rock.

The prospective groom is the son of Dick and Suzanne Wright of Russellville. He is the grandson of Virginia Patterson of Little Rock, the late Thomas Wright of Russellville, Harold and Corrinne Stocks of Conway, and the late Max Daves of Conway.

He is a graduate of Russellville High School and Arkansas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Casey is employed by Conway Regional Medical Center as a CCU nurse.

The wedding is set to take place at 5:30 p.m. May 31, 2014, at The Barn at Twin Oaks in Dardanelle, Ark.

The reception will follow at The Barn.

Invitations are being sent.