Krissie is a 2001 graduate of Nevada High School. She graduated from Wentworth College, Missouri Southern State University, and is currently enrolled at Missouri State University. She is employed by the City of Joplin Municipal Court.
Josiah graduated from Joplin High School. He attends MSSU and is employed by Best Buy in the Geek Squad. Josiah also is known as "DJ Skinny" on 92.5 FM. The couple also own and operate Four Your Entertainment, a disc jockey service.
Grandparents include Jeanne Craig and the late Don Craig of Nevada, Mo., the late Don and Nora DeLaney of Fort Scott, Kan., George and Barbara Cherry of Carthage, Mo., and the late Jessie and Etta May Lancaster of Miami, Okla.
The couple plans an outdoor, informal July 5, 2008, wedding at the Aylor House, a historic home in Webb City, Mo.