Bride-elect Brooks is a 2000 graduate of Nevada High School, a 2004 graduate of Wentworth Junior College, and she will graduate from Missouri Southern State university in May 2010, with a degree in justice studies. She is employed by Wal-Mart in Webb City.
Nations is a 2001 graduate of Webb City High School and a 2008 graduate of MSSU. He is employed by the Children's Division of Newton County, State of Missouri.
The couple plan to be married at Keltoi Winery in Oronogo, Mo., on April 24, 2010.