Melissa is a graduate of Mississippi College and Indiana Wesleyan University. She currently serves as the Department Chair for Reading/Education at Hinds Community College in Raymond. She has been employed there for the past 16 years. She enjoys playing the piano, writing, reading, photography, and shopping. Melissa accepted the Lord as her Savior at the age of 7. Her favorite Bible verse is Proverbs 3:5-6.
Melissa and Matt have been married for 24 years. They have three daughters. They previously served as youth ministers for 19 years at a local church in Raymond and are now serving as Life Group leaders at Country Woods.