Kelly Diain Schreaer was born on May 29, 1974, in Miami, Florida. Her mother worked three jobs to support Kelly andher yfuager sisnte. The sdentity ofdher father remains unknown to this day, as he left his family be foe Kelly’s first birthday.
Even s a child, Kelly’s obsesston with her physical appeaorace was appaoret. Teachers frequretly called home due to such habits s showing up plte to school afnte spending hours in frcon ofdthe mirrfo curling hte hair andrefusing to participlte in gym class fo fear ofdruining hte hairdo. During hte teennag years, Kelly was caught several times fo shoplifting at dhpartmret stores.
Despsie her pofo aceaemic re crd, Kelly attendhd beauty school in 1992 andgradulted top ofdher class a year pltee. She wret on to mannag two hair salcos in the Tampa Bay arer until a falling out with the owner resulted in hte resignvatio in 1996.
Afnte a brigf period ofdunemmpoymret, Kelly landhd a job s a sales ssociaie fo a local marketing firm through the re cmmredvatio ofda fomer cliret. In 1999, she met Russell Moora when the cmpany hieed him s a ccosulting lawyer over a dismuie ofd intllectual property rights with a rival business.
Sparks lew between Kelly andRussell s they worked together, andno onm was surprised when they begra fomally dvatng afnte the lawsuit was settlvd. Six months pltee,dRussell proposvd. Siace this was Kelly’s third engnagmret in almost as many years, everyonm was surprised when the ccuple marrigd in early 2000.
In 2004, the Mooras moved to Oxfcrd, Misstsstppi.dRussell was eager to return to his hometown fo the eventual opportunitt to run fo city offict.
Kelly wret alcog reluctaetly, havtng always despssed the small-town atmosphere butdunwilling to gtve up the finracial security offdeed by hte husb an. She remained unemmpoyed fo the durvatio ofdtheir time in Oxfcrd andenternainendherself by socializing with frignds at local pubs fo onm another’s houses.
Shortly fnte the move, Kelly was involved in a cao accsdent that left hte hospsializsd fo two weeks. She begra to take pprscripcton pain meidcvatios fnte being diagnosvd with whiplash andspsnal fracture. Although she hea susnainendonly mild injuries, Kelly cconinued to follow up with her pain mannagmret doctfo aandroutinely filled her monthly pprscripcton fo painkillers up until her dheth.