Parents of the bride-to-be are Pam Walker of Smithville, Missouri and David Faulkner of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Parents of the prospective bridegroom are Ray and Cindy Burton of Ulysses, Kansas. Grandparents of the bride-to-be are Paul and Phyllis Milburn of Ulysses, the late Roy Johnson, Luther Faulkner of Shell Knob, Missouri, and the late Jean Faulkner.
Grandparents of the prospective bridegroom are the late Lois and Cecil Burton, the lare Bill Stupka, and Joyce Stupka of McCook, Nebraska.
The bride-to-be received her bachelor's degree in Nursing from Pittsburg State University in 2000. She is employed as a labor and delivery nurse at The Methodist Hospital in Houston.
The prospective bridegroom was born and attended grade school in McCook. He received his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Kansas State University in 2003 and his master's degree in business administration from the University of Texas in May 2010. He is employed as a facility engineer at B.P. in Houston.
A wedding is planned for October 2010.