Retired Senior Master Sgt. Carlos and Mrs. Pearl Brown are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Phylicia Brown, to Marcus Allen, son of retired Sgt. Maj. William Allen Jr. of Asheville, North Carolina, and Ann Nelson of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Brown and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Huff Sr., all of Bulloch County. Phylicia is a 2003 graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School. She graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Master of Accounting degree in 2008. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. Phylicia presently works at Home Depot Corporate as a senior manager of Pro Merchandising and owns and operates One Stylish Lady (OSL), a boutique for women’s apparel.
Allen is the grandson of the late Mr. William Allen Sr., the late Celestine Allen, the late Leon Fowler Sr. and Martha Fowler. The groom-elect is a 2001 graduate of Mt. Zion High School. He graduated summa cum laude from Strayer University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2007. He is a 2019 graduate of Luther Rice Seminary, where he attained a Master of Divinity. He is presently working at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta as a financial operations manager.
The wedding is planned for March 13 at Ventanas in downtown Atlanta.