The bride's grandparents are Stanley and Shirley Malone of La Vernia, Texas, and the late Oscar and Doris Marsh of Adkins, Texas. The groom's grandparents are Gerald and Pat Klinkerman of Victoria, Texas, and Leo and Evelyn Gleinser of Goliad, Texas.
Melissa is a 2003 graduate of Garden City High School, a 2006 graduate of Oklahoma State University where she received a bachelor's degree in marketing, and she received a master's degree in agriculture economics from Texas A&M University in 2009. She is employed with Dairy Farmers of America in Grapevine, Texas.
Matthew is a 2001 graduate of Goliad High School. He graduated in 2005 with a bachelor's degree in economics and in 2008 received a master's degree in agriculture economics, both from Texas A&M University. He is employed with Dairy Farmers of America in Grapevine.
Their wedding is planned for March 2, 2013, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in New Braunfels, Texas.