Mr. and Mrs. George C. Watkins Jr. of York, Ala., and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth E. Breland of Fairhope, Ala., announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Ruth Breland, to William Alan Crotwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Harris Crotwell Jr. of Tuscaloosa, Ala.
The wedding will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at First Presbyterian Church in Tuscaloosa.
Miss Breland is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Murry Rew of Ward, Ala., and Mr. and Mrs. William Murchison and the late Moland Lavoy Breland of Marion, Ala.
The bride-elect is an honor graduate of Gulf Breeze High School in Gulf Breeze, Fla., and received a degree in psychology and criminology and earned a master's degree in social work from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla.
While at Florida State University, she was a member of the Student Government Association, President's Cabinet, College Leadership Florida, Alpha Delta Phi Sorority and listed in Who's Who Among America's Colleges and Universities.
Miss Breland is employed by Health South Corp. of Birmingham, Ala., as a psychiatric social worker.
Mr. Crotwell is the grandson of Flossie Peeks of Tuscaloosa and the late Albert Peeks, and the late Clarence Harrison Turner of Tuscaloosa and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Harris Crotwell Sr. of Bessemer, Ala.
The bridegroom-elect is a graduate of Central High School in Tuscaloosa and received a degree in architecture from Mississippi State University School of Architecture.
While attending Mississippi State University he was a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity and the American Institute of Architects.
Mr. Crotwell is employed by Birchfield, Penuel and Associates, Architects of Birmingham, Ala.
A reception will be held at the University Club in Tuscaloosa following the ceremony.