Shaya Marie Smith and Lieut. Jimmy Allen Payne of Dayton, Ohio were married July 12, 2003.
Shaya was a graduate of Payson High School in 1995 and Northern Arizona University in 1999. She is currently employed as a teacher.
Lieut. Payne graduated from Arizona State University in 2002. He is currently in the U.S. Air Force stationed at Wright/Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
Their parents are Barry and Dixie Smith of Payson and Larry and Sharon Payne of Mesa, Ariz.