Jamie Lane Rather, daughter of Linda and Edward Elsmere of Alvord, will marry Jason Aubrey Baird, son of Jim and Lawanda Baird of Alvord, Oct. 26, 2013, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Alvord.
Dr. Ron Bird of Fannin Baptist Church in Fannin, Miss., and Dr. Micheal Feese of Mt. Zion will officiate.
The bride-elect is a 1997 graduate of Alvord High School. She studied kinesiology at North Central Texas College (NCTC) in Gainesville and is the vision center manager and an American Board of Opticianry-certified optician for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
The prospective groom graduated from Alvord High in 1992 and earned an associate of arts degree from NCTC in 1994 and a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of North Texas in 1997. He is a nursing student.