Mr. and Mrs. William Mark Edwards of Paducah announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Evan Edwards, to Benjamin Davis Brannen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Hatch Brannen of Perry, Ga.
Miss Edwards is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Douglas Edwards of Paducah, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Phillip Samra. She is a 2003 graduate of St. Mary High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in public relations in 2007 and a master’s degree in advertising and public relations in 2008, both from the University of Alabama. She is employed by WMAZ, the CBS affiliate in Macon, Ga.
Mr. Brannen is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Paul Davis, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Bishop Brannen. He is a 2001 graduate of The Westfield School in Perry, Ga., a 2005 graduate of Auburn University with a degree in entrepreneurship and family business and a 2008 graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., with a degree in music business. He is an alumnus of Pi Kappa Alpha and is employed by Brannen Motor Co. in Unadilla, Ga.
An October wedding is planned at St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Paducah.