Michele Richards of Brownwood is happy to announce the engagement of her son, PFC Cody Wayne Richards to Brittany Denise Elmore, daughter of Robert and Tamera Elmore of Lincolnton, N.C.

Cody is a 2010 graduate of Brownwood High School and is currently serving in the U.S. Army.

Brittany is a 2010 graduate of North Lincolnton High School and is currently employed by Cook Out in Lincolnton, N.C.

The couple will exchange wedding vows in January 2013 in Brownwood.