Melissa Welch of McPherson and George Beede of Olathe were married July 19, 2012, in a private ceremony at Nobska Point Lighthouse in Woods Hole, Mass.
Melissa is the daughter of Jim and Linda Jones of McPherson. A grandmother is Hope Riffel of Chapman. George is the son of Irene Beede and the late George Beede of Mansfield, Mass.
The maid of honor was Angela Oligschlaeger of Olathe, sister of the bride. The best man was Logan Welch, son of the bride.
A reception in their honor was held on July 28, 2012, at Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson.
Melissa is a second-grade teacher at USD 418 in McPherson. George is a senior financial analyst at Tiger Financial Management in Wichita.
They are making their home in McPherson.