Tony and Shelly Sexton of Loganville announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Sexton of Loganville, to Justin Padden of Braselton, son of Tim and Sharon Padden of Braselton.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Toby Sexton of Lilburn, the late Joyce Sexton, and Ken and Ruth Mosley of Loganville. She is a 2003 graduate of Shiloh High School. She received a bachelor's degree in health science from Brenau University.

The future groom is the grandson of Ron and Anne Slingo of Glendora, Calif. He is a 2004 graduate of Collins Hill High School. He is employed by Gwinnett County as a firefighter.

The wedding is planned for Oct. 4 at Vines Gardens in Loganville.