Howard and Deborah Burns of Hayden announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Colene Burns, to David Ashley Trent.
Miss Burns is the granddaughter of the late Gene and Nedavon Burns of Hayden and the late C.B. and Mary Lee Holt of Carbon Hill. A 2003 graduate of Hayden High School, she received a bachelor of business administration degree in finance and economics and a master of business administration degree in finance from the University of North Alabama. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Mississippi.
The groom is the son of Mike and Joyce Trent of Harvest and the grandson of the late Alfred and Georgia Richards and the late T.J. and Estella Trent all of Rogersville, Tenn. A 2001 graduate of Hazel Green High School, he holds a bachelor of business administration degree in marketing from the University of Tennessee. Mr. Trent is a Christian recording artist, worship leader, and songwriter.
The wedding will take place at 5 p.m. on May 29 at First Baptist Church in Florence.