Nolen ~ Hudson
Melinda is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James "Jim" Dan Hudson of Waco, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Mr. J.D. Hudson Jr. of Waco, and the late Mrs. Carolyn Hudson; and Mr. Billy Glen Leonard of Tyler, Texas, and the late Mrs. Edith Leonard. Melinda is a 2003 graduate from Midway High School. She graduated from Baylor University in 2008 with a B.S. in Education in Outdoor Recreation & Leisure Services and she graduated from University of Colorado-Denver in 2013 with an M.B.A. and a Masters of Accountancy. She is employed with Myers and Stauffer, LC, in Denver, as a C.P.A.
Matt is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Edward Nolen. He is the grandson of Mrs. William Felix (Evelyn) Nolen of Knoxville, Tennessee, and the late Mr. Nolen; and the late Mr. Robert Cresswell and Ms. Margaret A. McConkey. He is a 2001 graduate from Central High School, Knoxville; and a 2007 graduate from University of Tennessee with a B.S. in Forestry. He is currently attending the University of Northern Colorado to earn an M.A. in Curriculum Studies.
The bride was presented in marriage by her parents and was escorted by her father. Maids of honor were Meredith Ann Hudson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Laura Madeline Hudson of Denver, Colorado. House party were Lauren Coble of Little Rock, Arkansas; Stacey Hammond of Seattle, Washington; Megan Nolen of Knoxville, Tennessee; and Shelley Woll of Fort Collins, Colorado. Floral arrangements were by Painted Primrose, of Niwot, Colorado.
Best man was Christopher Edward Nolen of Knoxville, Tennessee. Ushers were Adam Capps of Downingtown, Pennsylvania and Clint Paden of Decatur, Georgia.
Following a honeymoon in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, the couple will reside in Denver, Colorado.