Mr. and Mrs. James Lee Deupree of Birmingham announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Ann, to Clayton Askins Klinner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Alan Klinner Sr. of Birmingham.
Miss Deupree is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Lee Deupree Sr. of Sylacauga and the late Mr. and Mrs. Lurlie Newton Payne Jr. of Talladega.
She received a bachelor’s degree in business with a minor in economics from Birmingham-Southern College, where she graduated cum laude, was Student Government Association secretary and a member of Kappa Delta sorority. She was presented at the 2004 Poinsettia Debutante Ball and is employed at Allstar Financial Group in Birmingham.
Mr. Klinner is the grandson of Ms. Elsene Askins Klinner of Birmingham, the late Mr. William Harold Klinner of Talladega and Mrs. Elizabeth Duncan Mull and the late Mr. William Bascom Gathings of Birmingham.
He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Alabama, where he received a bachelor’s degree in business with a minor in biology and was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma International Honor Society. He received the Culverhouse College of Commerce and Business Administration Outstanding Undergraduate Award and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
He is employed with KMAC Greenworks of Birmingham.
An October wedding is planned in New Orleans.