Ms. Smith, Mr. Allen
Ms. Smith, Mr. Allen
Robert and Margaret Smith of Brandon are proud to announce the wedding ceremony of their daughter, Ashley Smith, to Shawn Allen, son of Gary and Rita Allen of Brandon.

The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at 5:45 in the evening at Gulf Shores, Ala. with a sunset beach wedding.

The bride is the granddaughter of the late Tillman and Carolyn Skipper of Preston and Lora Smith and the late George Smith of DeKalb.

The groom is the grandson of Almarita Clark and the late Horace Duke of West Point and Merry Pylyp of West Point and the late George Allen of Memphis, Tenn.

Both bride and groom graduated from Northwest Rankin High School in Brandon in 2003. Miss Smith is a 2008 graduate from UMMC with a BS degree in nursing. She is currently employed at Sta-Home Hospice.

Mr. Allen attended Mississippi State University. He currently works for Allen Wallcovering.

The couple plan to make their home in Brandon.