Others attending from this area were the uncle and aunt of the groom, Ralph and Cindy Shead, of Carl Junction, Mo.; a cousin of the groom, Matthew Shead and wife Ashley, of Joplin, Mo.; sister of the groom, Maria Shead, of Tulsa, Okla.; and sister of the groom, Mitzi Ray and husband Joel and their children, Cademon and Atalie.
Michael Shead is a former reporter for the Fort Scott Tribune, who now does photography and journalism for the Resurrection Life Church. Chrisi has recently completed her education in nursing and is employed by a local health care facility.
The couple are making their home in Byron Center, Mich., after a honeymoon in Mexico.