- Cullman, Alabama

January 6, 2014

Whipple - Tanner


CULLMAN — Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Brown, of Cullman, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Nicole Whipple, to Alex Blake Tanner, son of Mr. Earnest Tanner II and Ms. Jennifer Tanner of Cullman.

The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Michael Whipple of Cullman and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Brown, of Ozark, Ala., Mr. and Mrs. David Whipple of Jacksonville, Fla., and Mary Mann of Cleveland, Tenn., and the late James Mann of Cleveland, Tenn.

Miss Whipple is a 2009 graduate of Cullman High School and a 2013 graduate of Auburn University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in collaborative special education. She is currently employed Five Points Elementary School in Five Points, Ala., while pursuing a masters degree from Auburn University.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Gamble of Cullman, and Mary Tanner and the late Earnest Tanner of Cullman.

Mr. Tanner is a 2011 graduate of Cullman High School and will graduate May 2015 from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in business marketing.

The wedding is planned for June 14, 2014, at Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church in Cullman.