Kris was born in New Orleans and raised in Farragut. She moved to Lenoir City in 1986. A member of Central since 1994, Kris has been the communion steward since 1996. Upon her retirement from the retail industry in 2005, she began assisting in the church office.
Kris is recently widowed. She has a son, Jason, and daughter-in-law, Natalie, step children, Michael and Debbie and grandchildren, Isaac, Everly and Matthew. Her sister, Julie Galbaugh and nephew Kyle Spalding are members at Central. Her late mother Jackie Miller was also a member. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.