Dr. Angel Lopez and Mercedes Suarez Lopez of Suwanee announce the engagement of their daughter, Monica Lopez of Suwanee, to Jeffrey James Jarrard of Winder, son of Sheila Reynolds and Jeff Jarrard of Gainesville.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Alberto and Gregoria Lopez of Aguada, Puerto Rico, and the late Jose Benito Suarez and the late Marta Carbia. She is a graduate of North Gwinnett High School, Georgia State University and North Georgia College and State University. She is employed by Jones Elementary School.

The future groom is the grandson of Marilyn Jarrard of Gainesville and the late Harold Jarrard. He is a graduate of West Hall High School. He is employed by Graham Logging and Stump Grinding Co.

The wedding is planned for Oct. 12 at The Georgia Club.