Mary grew up in Anderson, SC. She attended Covenant College where she was a student leader for Reformed University Fellowship (RUF). After graduating, she served for a few years with Mission to the World in Nagoya, Japan. In 2010, Mary moved to St. Louis to attend Covenant Seminary part-time. She graduated in 2018 with a degree in Educational Ministries. When Mary is not spending time with her church family she is most likely hanging out with her family, neighbors, and friends. She enjoys traveling, teaching, meeting new people, cooking, watching shows about cooking, Forest Park, and spoiling her nephews and niece.