Mr. and Mrs. Richard Yocum of Wynne, Ark., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Allison Nicole Yocum, to Mark Aaron Hiblong, son of Vickie and David Hiblong of Little Rock.

The future bride graduated from Wynne High School in 2005, and in 2009 from the University of Central Arkansas, with a Bachelor of Arts in history. She is currently enrolled at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock in a master’s program for public history. She is employed by Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in Little Rock.

Allison is the granddaughter of Richard and Carole Yocum of Douglasville, Pa., and the late Mack and Flossie Tedder of Paragould, Ark.

The future groom graduated from Benton High School in 2006, and in 2011 from the University of Central Arkansas, with a Bachelor’s degree in Music. He is employed by Green Forest School District. 

Mark is the grandson of Howard and Faye Hiblong of Sardis, Ark., and Alta Young and the late F.E. Young of Little Rock. 

The couple will be married in a private ceremony on March 17 at Petit Jean State Park.  

A wedding reception will be held 2-6 p.m. March 31 at the Knights of Columbus in North Little Rock.  

Invitations will be mailed.