The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Barbara Mason Trimm of Birmingham, the late Mr. Comer Alfred Trimm of Houston, Texas, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard Walden Payne of Birmingham.
Miss Payne is a graduate of Mountain Brook High School and Wofford College of Spartanburg, S.C. She was the department chair of Wofford STARTS Community Outreach Program, a member of the Twin Towers Community Service Program and a member of Zeta Tau Alpha fraternity. She was presented at the Ball of Roses. Miss Payne received her juris doctorate from Cumberland School of Law, is a member of the Birmingham Bar Association and practices locally.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mrs. Peggy Coleman Cochran of Birmingham, the late Mrs. Guy Reagan Green and the late Lt. Col. Vinton Thomson, U.S. Army, both of Jackson, Miss.
Dr. Thomson attended Briarwood Christian High School and graduated from Oak Mountain High School. He attended the University of Alabama, where he was a member of Alabama Triangle Association, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and Theta Chi fraternity. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama in Birmingham and obtained his doctor of dental medicine degree at the University of Alabama School of Dentistry. Dr. Thomson practices locally.
The wedding is planned for April 27 at Canterbury United Methodist Church.