Meredith Beykirch and Alex Jarvis, both of Charleston, South Carolina, were married at 5 p.m. Sept. 6, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sedalia. The bride is the daughter of Paul and Kathy Beykirch, of Sedalia. The groom is the son of Larry and Lucy Jarvis, of Mechanicsville, Virginia, and Claudia McKeon, of Cleveland, Tennessee.
The Rev. Mike Volkmer conducted the ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her father. Beth Eckles was organist, Chris Farris, trumpeter, and Darren Hartman, vocalist.
Anna Beykirch and Katelin Hladik, sisters of the bride, were maid and matron of honor. Megan Beykirch, cousin of the bride, Shauna Cecil, Brittany Merrick, Kaitlyn Edwards, Liz Martin and Amy Sutton were bridesmaids. Rosie Cecil was the flower girl.
Larry Jarvis, father of the groom, was best man. John Beykirch, brother of the bride, Peyton Woodard, Travis Vest, Dan Harmon, Jonathan Martin, Chuck Stovall and James Wendland were groomsmen. Peter, Ben, Alex and Grant Erdel, cousins of the bride, were ushers. R.J. and Cooper Hladik, nephews of the bride, and J.J. Smitty, nephew of the groom, were ring bearers.
A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the groom’s parents Sept. 5 at the County Distributing Co. This event followed a memorial golf tournament hosted for the wedding party and relatives in honor of Bill Beykirch, who passed away on this day 17 years ago.
The wedding reception, hosted by the bride’s parents, was at the Sedalia Country Club with dinner and dancing. The Beykirch uncles surprised the bride and groom with a firework display to honor their nuptials.
The bride graduated in 2009 from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida, with a business degree. She is employed as director of marketing for Raising Canes Restaurant Group in Charleston, South Carolina.
The groom graduated in 2008 from James Madison University with a degree in hospitality management. He is employed at Daniel Island Club as membership sales director.
After a honeymoon in Maui, Hawaii, the couple will live in North Charleston, South Carolina.