The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Judy and Talmadge Royal from Talladega, the late Jack Chatham from Talladega and Jo and J.W. Lacy from Slaton, Texas.
She is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a major in advertising and graphic design.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Bettie M. Howell and the late Tom F. Howell Jr. from Huntsville and the late Mary and Phil A. Adams from Troy.
He is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a major in finance and a minor in economics.
The couple reside in Arlington, Va.
The wedding will be held in Birmingham at Gabrella Manor April 5, 2014.