Walker is a 1998 graduate of Jackson High School. She received a bachelor of health science in nuclear medicine from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2003. She is employed at St. Joseph's Health Center in St. Charles, Mo.
Dawes is a 1998 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia. He received a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2002. He is pursuing a master of science in nurse anesthesia at Webster University in St. Louis.
A May 28 wedding is planned at New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson.