Dr. and Mrs. Randall Kenneth Stewart of Arab announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Melane Stewart, to Mr. Alan Tyler Cease, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Eugene Cease of Shoal Creek.
The bride–elect is the great-grandaughter of Mrs. Alada S. Clark and the late Clyde A. Clark of Carbon Hill, She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Clyda Clark Dozier and the late Thurman Dozier of Arab, and Reverend and Mrs. Clarence Kenneth Stewart of Cottontown, Tenn.
Miss Stewart is a 2005 graduate of Arab High School. She is a 2009 cum laude graduate of Samford University’s Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing where she received her bahcelor’s degree. She was an active member of Chi Omega sorority, Samford University Association of Nursing Students, and Campus Outreach. She was chosen to participate in Sigma Theta Tau Research Day. Miss Stewart received a master’s of nurse practitioner degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2011. She is employed at Marshall Medical Center North and works in the Emergency Department. She plans to pursue a career as a family nurse practitioner.
The prospective groom is the grandson Mrs. Charles Ponder Crawford and the late Arthur Lee Powers Jr. of Knoxville, Tenn. and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Eugene Cease of Memphis, Tenn.
Mr. Cease is a 2004 honors degree graduate of Briarwood Christian High School. He attended Wake Forest University, and graduated magna cum laude from Auburn University in 2008 with a degree in biomedical science. He was a member of Tau Sigma, Golden Key, Delta Sigma Iota, and Alpha Epsilon Delta honorary societies. Mr. Cease will graduate in May from the University of Alabama School of Medicine and will begin his residency in July in emergency medicine.
The wedding will take place at 6 p.m on April 14, 2012 in Birmingham at Samford University’s Reid Chapel.