Kyley Nichols Cox and Tyler Ross Hood of Fort Smith announce their plans to marry, July 13, 2013 in Hot Springs, Ark.

The parents of the bride to be are Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Cox of Little Rock and Brenda Cox of Fort Smith.

The parents of the bride-groom to be are Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hood of Fort Smith.

Cox is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Nichols of Greenwood. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith and is pursuing a masters at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.

Hood is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Allen of Alma, Ark. He is employed with DK Construction.