Kathleen O’Connor Taylor and John Cason Wright exchanged wedding vows Aug. 27 at Park Cities Baptist Church. The Rev. Pike Wisner performed the ceremony. A reception of dining and dancing to the music of Limelight followed at Northwood Club.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Eugene Taylor of University Park. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Dwight Moody Ross Jr. of Wichita Falls, Texas and the late Mr. Ross. Kathleen is also the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dale Taylor of Tupelo, Miss.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Charles Wright of Argyle, Texas. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Walter Meadows of Columbus, Ga. He is also the grandson of Mrs. Clara Wright of Austin, Texas and the late Mr. and Mrs. William Elmo Wright of Kingsland, Texas.
For her wedding, the bride wore her mother’s formal, ivory Belgian lace gown handmade in Brussels, which had been completely remade for the occasion by Patsy’s Bridal Boutique. The gown was redesigned with a sweetheart neckline and tulle cap sleeves. The modified A-line silhouette skirt, with covered buttons, flowed into a classic chapel-length sweep train with scallop lace hem and embellished with dimensional motifs of the heirloom lace. To complete her bridal ensemble, the bride wore a cathedral-length veil trimmed with the handmade lace and she carried a bouquet of ivory akito roses, ivory cymbidium orchids with a pink blush center, all paved in ivory hydrangea and wrapped in ivory satin ribbon.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Her father escorted her down the aisle. Serving as matron of honor was Sally Pryor Taylor, sister-in-law of the bride. Bridesmaids included Katherine Wright Allen, Peyton Elizabeth Blackwell, Alline Catherine Brown and Julia Clair Brown, cousins of the bride, Carey Elizabeth Catalino, Avery Leigh Cox, Katherine Pruette Farris, Catherine Michelle Grimes, Meredith Ann Hainsfurther, Sara Tyson Husband, Claire Jeannette Jones, Sarah Shepherd Knight, Katie Leigh Korb, Maggie Bullock Russ, Leighton Winifred Shaw, Jamie Amanda Sisk, Virginia Sheley Taras, Margaret Sheridan Watts, and Mary Katherine Whelan. Members of the house party included Laura Anne Bunten, Rebecca Marie Goysich, Emily Anne Hendry, Tara Kiel Janszen, Virginia Farris Olson, Abigail Perry Powell, Rachel Lauren Richardson, Maggie Martin Ross, Sarah Elizabeth Scaling, and Jennifer Miesner Wright. Flower girls were Carlisle Brooke Ross and Adeline Carter Ross.
Justin Charles Wright served as his brother’s best man. Groomsmen included Dustin Scott Claiborne, Hal William Harrison, Reed Collins Schmitt, James Woodson Seay, Kirkland Baird Taylor, and Thomas Ross Taylor, brothers of the bride, Tyson Reed Timmins, Jeffrey Zane Vincent, Keenan Benjamin Voit, and Travis Michael Ward. The ring bearer was Luke Everett Ross.
The bride is a 2004 graduate of Highland Park High School. She received a Bachelor of Science in education from the University of Mississippi in 2008. She is a member of Chi Omega Sorority.
The groom is a 2004 graduate of Liberty Christian High School in Argyle. He received a Bachelor of Science from the Department of Construction Science in the School of Architecture with a minor in business from Texas A & M University in 2008. The groom is also a member of the Aggie Men’s Club. He is a superintendent with Robins & Morton Group.
The newlyweds now reside in Valdosta, Ga.