The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Carl Franklin Davis of Catlettsburg and the late Mr. Davis, Mrs. Phyllis Ann Brown of Southpoint, Ohio, and Mr. and Mrs. James Evert Brown of Chesapeake, Ohio.
Ms. Brown is a graduate of Boyd County High School in Ashland, Ky. She is pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Southern Institute School of Interior Design at Virginia College in Birmingham.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fayette Gleason Shepard and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Bentley Allen, all of Birmingham.
Mr. Allen is a graduate of the Rectory School in Pomfret, Conn., and the University of Montevallo. He is pursuing a juris doctor degree at Birmingham School of Law.
The wedding is planned for April 20 in Birmingham at Saint Mary’s-on-the-Highlands Episcopal Church.