Margaret Meagan Forsythe and James Edgar Self III announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-elect is the daughter of John Forsythe and Gail Forsythe, and the granddaughter of Martha Bartlett. She is a nursing student at ASU-Searcy.

The prospective groom is the son of Jim and Jannell Self II, and the grandson of Ruby Self and Tony and Judy Riddle, all of Rose Bud. He is a graduate of Arkansas Tech and a wildlife biologist with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

The couple will wed at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at the Barn at Cypress Meadows Plantation in Howell, Ark. The couple will reside in Searcy.