Joe Betz, of Sheridan, and Peggy Severson, of Cove, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathy Betz, to Blake Patterson, both of Hot Springs. He is the son of Eudox and Becky Patterson, of Hot Springs.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Mena High School and Henderson State University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Human Services. She is employed as the director of Community Based Services with First Step Inc.
Her fiance is a graduate of Hot Springs High School and Henderson State University where he received a Liberal Arts Degree. He is employed as the adult development coordinator with First Step Inc.
The wedding will be at 1 p.m., June 21, at the Catholic Church of St. John the Baptist.