Randy and Leila Marlow of Parkersburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Beth Marlow, to Michael Ray Smolinka, son of Debbie and Rick Smolinka of Hillsborough, N.J.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Edward and Sue Thomas of Parkersburg and Nancy Marlow and the late Alfred Marlow of Parkersburg.

She is a 2011 graduate of West Virginia University. She is employed in a management position at TD Bank in Flemington, N.J.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2009 graduate of West Virginia University and is employed as a personal trainer at Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center in Princeton, N.J.

A September wedding is planned in Parkersburg.