The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Odis Leon Lyles and the late Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Charles Nailen, all of Birmingham.
Miss Lyles is a graduate of Hewitt-Trussville High School and the University of Alabama Culverhouse School of Business, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and was a member of Delta Zeta sorority. She is public relations director for the Junior League of Birmingham.
Miss Lyles is employed with CTS, Inc., where she specializes in marketing, public relations, event planning and community relations.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Reason Boykin of Anniston and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Tillman Dowdle of Ethelsville.
Mr. Dowdle is a graduate of Lamar County High School in Vernon. He graduated from Columbia Southern University with a degree in occupational health and safety and is pursuing a master’s degree in occupational health and safety. He is employed as an environmental health and safety contractor.
The wedding will be July 27 at Cathedral Church of the Advent.