Jamie Leigh McCracken and Pard (Justin) Lovitt (formerly of McCook) of Decatur, Ark., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the couple are Mary Ann McCracken of Bentonville, Ark., Richard A. McCracken of Mountain Home, Ark., Ron and Nell Dent of Bentonville and Bud and Margie Lovitt of Decatur. Grandparents of the couple are Erma Lee McCracken and the late Milburn McCracken, Eula Arnold and the late Glen Arnold, Fern Dent and the late Elmer Dent, Esther and John Lippincott, Floyd and Marie Lovitt and Max Baldonado. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Mountain Home High in Mountain Home and is a 2001 graduate of Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Ark., with a bachelors degree in general studies. She is employed with WalMart General Office as Imaging Capture Team Tech II. The prospective bridegroom is a graduate of Decatur High School in Decatur and he attended Connors State College. He is employed by Wylie Welding. The couple is planning an April 26, 2003, ceremony at First Pentecostal Church in Springtown, Ark.