The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Eloise and Gus Childs and the late Ernestine and Ervin Lawrence, all formerly of Savannah, Ga.
Ms. Collins is a graduate of Hayfield High School in Alexandria, Va. She is employed by UAB Family Medicine of Huntsville.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Annie and Ernest Robertson; the late Mamie Smith and the late John Avery, all formerly of Tuscaloosa.
Mr. Avery is a graduate of Anniston High School. He is employed by the Intel Corporation, Chandler, Ariz.
The wedding will be 4 p.m. Sept. 14, 2013, at Indian Creek P.B. Church in Huntsville.