Miss Stanford is the granddaughter of Deyo and Shirley Jodon of Eunice and Isaac and Lelia Stanford of Chataignier.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Eunice High School and LSU of Baton Rouge.She is currently employed as an elementary school teacher in East Baton Rouge parish.
Mr. Richard is the grandson of the late Charlie and Jackie Richard of Opelousas and the late Albert and Jackie DeJean of Opelousas.
The groom-elect is a graduate of Eunice High School and LSU of Baton Rouge and is employed at Diane Allen & Associates Advertising Agency.
The couple will exchange wedding vows during a 6 p.m. ceremony on Saturday, July 28 at First United Methodist Church in Eunice.