Wright is a 1996 graduate of Kelly High School, and a 2000 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University. She is employed by the state of Missouri.
James is a 1990 graduate of Washington High School. He served four years active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps, and seven years with the 1140th Combat Engineers of Missouri National Guard. He is a mechanic with Craftsman Trailer.
A June 12 wedding is planned at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Cape Girardeau.