Paula Hogeland of Locust Fork announces the engagement and coming marriage of her daughter, Amber Elizabeth Helton, to Casey Wayne Allinder, son of Sandra Washington of Hayden. Ms. Helton’s father is the late Terry Helton, and Mr. Allinder’s father is the late Gary Allinder.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Leon and Linda Beasley of Snead, and the late Virgil and Mary Holt. A 2002 graduate of Locust Fork High School and a 2006 graduate of the University of Montevallo, she is currently employed at Locust Fork Elementary School as a fourth-grade teacher.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Lexie Moberg, Paulette Dorsey, and the late Doug Dorsey. A 2003 graduate of Hayden High School, he is pursuing a degree in secondary education at Athens State University.
The couple will be married July 25 at 6 p.m. in Gulf Shores with a reception at Gulf State Park. Following a trip to Cozumel, Mexico, they will reside in Hayden.