Carbaugh is a 2004 graduate of Eagle Ridge Christian School in Cape Girardeau. She is a senior at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla., pursuing a degree in business management.
Mellies received a degree in business management from Oral Roberts in 2007. He is youth pastor at Christian Faith Fellowship, and a basketball coach at Eagle Ridge Christian School in Cape Girardeau.
A June 7, 2008, wedding is planned at First Church of the Nazarene in Cape Girardeau.