Sam and Charlotte Wheeler of Monroe announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Wheeler of Monroe, to Chris Landress of Grayson, son of JW and Debbie Landress of Lawrenceville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Geneva Garmon of Monroe and Mr. and Mrs. Junior Bradford of Winder. She is a graduate of Monroe Area Comprehensive High School, and a 2005 magna cum laude graduate of Georgia College and State University, where she received a bachelor's degree in mass communications. She is employed by Gwinnett Medical Center Foundation.

The future groom is the grandson of Mary Ann Simonton of Lawrenceville and the late James C. Simonton, and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Landress. He is a graduate of Central Gwinnett High School, and a 2007 graduate of Gwinnett Technical College, where he received a degree in environmental horticulture. He is employed by AT&T.

The wedding is planned for Dec. 8 at First Baptist Church of Lawrenceville.