The couple will have a beach ceremony on Sept. 3 at 6 p.m., at Inlet Beach, Fla.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Charles R. Martin of Cleveland and the late Wilma D. Martin. She is the granddaughter of the late Houston and Nancy Martin and the late Thurman and Ruth Davis.
She is the sister of Barry A. Martin and Darlene R. Martin, both of Cleveland.
Miss Martin is a 1989 graduate of Cleveland High School. She graduated in 1997 from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and is employed by Check Into Cash Corp. She is a member of Westwood Baptist Church.
The future bridegroom is the son of Donald Simpson of Vinemont, Ala., and the late Mary Simpson. He is the grandson of the late Fred and Vivian Simpson and the late Rufus and Sarah McKinney.
Mr. Simpson is a 1989 graduate of Frayser Assembly High School and is employed by Southern Water Consultants in Decatur, Ala.