Miss Crystal McCray of Conway and Mr. James Leavy-Franklin Jr. of Sherwood have announced their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willie McCray Sr. of Conway. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Queen Jones of Biscoe, Ark.

She is a 2002 graduate of Conway High School and a 2006 graduate of Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Ark.

She is currently employed as a Financial Accountant at Euronet, USA in Little Rock.

The prospective groom is the son of the late Mr. James Leavy-Franklin Sr. and the late Ms. Diane Montgomery. He is the grandson of Mrs. Joyce Franklin of Sherwood.

He is a 2008 graduate of North Pulaski High School and a 2013 graduate of ITT Technical Institute.

He currently serves as the Associate Minister and Minister of Music at United Missionary Baptist Church in Conway.

The wedding is set to take place at 5 p.m. April 12, 2014, at United Missionary Baptist Church.