Amanda Barbee Albright of Colbert and Jesse Albright of Rowlett, Texas, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Miranda Albright-Germany to Brandon Laxton.
Miranda is the granddaughter of the late Opal and Lee Albright and Nancy Barbee Vail and the late Wallace Barbee. She is a graduate of Calera High School and Murray State College.
She is currently pursuing a second degree in nursing and will graduate in May of 2015.
Brandon is the son of Paula McKinney Laxton of Durant, and Glen and Connie Laxton of Kingston. He is the grandson of Dr. Edward McKinney and the late Catherine McKinney and Theresa Laxton Bates and the late Kenneth Laxton.
He is a graduate of Rock Creek High School and Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He has been employed by the Durant Police Depart for six years where he is currently a detective for the criminal investigation division.
The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. Jan. 4, 2014, at the Plaza. They will make their home in Durant.