Mr. Gary Shumate of Weldon, Arkansas and Mrs. Katrina Shoffner of Newport, Arkansas announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Katlin Ann Shumate. Katlin will wed Mr. Morgan Doulgas Bridgeman at 7:30 in the evening on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Cone Chapel at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. Miss Shumate is a 2014 graduate of Newport High School and will graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Harding University in 2019. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Bobbie Cox and the late Mr. James Shumate of Weldon, Arkansas. Mr. Bridgeman is a 2014 graduate of Tuckerman High School and attended Arkansas State University-Newport. Presently, he is employed with the United States Air Force as a C-130 Crew Chief. Mr. Bridgeman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bridgeman of Tuckerman, Arkansas and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Junior Pretty of Diaz and the late Mr. and Mrs. Sonny Bridgeman of the Macks Community. Mr. Ryan Wilson, Minister of the Holden Avenue Church of Christ, will officiate the ceremony. All friends and family are invited to attend. The couple will reside at Ward, Arkansas after the nuptials and honeymoon.