Ives received a bachelor of arts degree in anthropology from Southeast Missouri State University in 2004, a bachelor of science degree in historic preservation in 2010, and is pursuing a master's degree in public history. She is employed at the Cape Girardeau County Archive Center in Jackson.
Moore is a 2003 graduate of Delta High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in computer science from Southeast in 2008. He is an electrician with Moore Mechanical Specialty Contractors.
A Nov. 11 wedding is planned at Drury Lodge.