Deanna Houghton and Ben Popple

Deanna Houghton and Ben Popple

Charles and Linda Houghton of Lilburn announce the engagement of their daughter, Deanna Leigh Houghton of Augusta, to Ben Scott Popple of Augusta, son of Rick and Karen Popple of Lilburn.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jean Lyles of Newnan and the late William C. Lyles, Ruth Houghton of Martinez and the late R.J. Houghton. She is a 2005 graduate of Parkview High School and a 2010 graduate of the University of West Georgia, where she received a bachelor's degree in nursing. She is employed with University Hospital in Augusta.

The future groom is the grandson of Patricia Bach of Atlanta, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Bach of Huddleston, Va., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Popple. He is a 2005 graduate of Parkview High School and a 2010 graduate of Berry College, where he received a bachelor's degree in biology. He is pursuing a degree from the College of Dental Medicine of the Georgia Health Services University.

The wedding is planned for Aug. 6 at the First Baptist Church of Lawrenceville.