Wibbenmeyer is a 2003 graduate of Jackson High School, and attended Mineral Area College. She is employed at the Southeast Missourian.
Speith is a 1997 graduate of Carbondale High School in Carbondale, Ill. He attended John A. Logan College, Southern Illinois University, and Southeast Missouri State University. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is employed at Procter and Gamble.
An Oct. 27, 2012, wedding is planned at Immaculate Conception Church in Jackson.