Mr. and Mrs. Dwane Tankersley of Little Rock, Ark., announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Lauren Tankersley, to William Maring Drennen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Travis Drennen III.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Maynard of Little Rock and Mrs. Sue Tankersley and the late Mr. James O’Neal Tankersley of Little Rock.
Miss Tankersley is a graduate of Harding University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders with minors in Bible and religion and healthcare management. She was a member of Ju Go Ju Club. Miss Tankersley is currently enrolled at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences pursuing a master’s degree in speech pathology.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Alan Travis Drennen Jr. of Birmingham and the late Mr. and Mrs. Don Herbert Maring of Birmingham.
Mr. Drennen is a graduate of Harding University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in missions. He is a heavy equipment operator in Little Rock.
A fall wedding is planned.