The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

May 24, 2012

Engagement: Ikard-Stanford

— Mrs. Barbara F. Ikard of Meridianville announces the engagement of her daughter, Stephanie Leigh Ikard, to William Franklin Stanford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Franklin Stanford of Athens.

The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Jerry Wayne Ikard.

She is a 1991 graduate of Randolph School and a 1994 cum laude graduate of the University of Alabama where she received a bachelor’s degree in accounting and minor in computer science. She received her master’s degree in accounting from the University of Alabama in 1995 and is a member of Delta Zeta sorority.

She is a certified public accountant and is employed by IMCO Inc. as the chief financial officer.

The prospective groom is a 1989 graduate of Athens Bible School and a 1994 graduate of Athens State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

He is employed by Allstate as a financial representative.

The wedding is planned for July 14 at Twickenham Church of Christ in Huntsville.