Hardin -- Garcia

Richie and Shelley Hardin of Eatonton announce the engagement of their daughter, Madeline Meshelle Hardin, to Jared Linden Garcia, son of Cesar and Becky Garcia of Conyers.

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Edward and Joyce Soliwada of Conyers, James and Linda Hardin of Eatonton, and Linda Spillane of Todd, N.C. She is a graduate of Young Americans Christian School and Gatewood School. She is also a graduate of Valdosta State University. She is employed with Athens Regional as an emergency department technician.

The future groom is the grandson of the late Gene and Thelma Arney from Dothan, Ala., and the late Reynaldo and Rosaura Garcia from Mission, Texas. He is a graduate of Salem High School and a graduate of Valdosta State University, where he received a degree in computer information systems. He is employed with Cloud Sherpas as a Google apps consultant.

The couple plans to wed June 7 at Greater Waters at Lake Oconee.