Dr. Katherine Emilie Hall and Christopher Miller “Chip” Jelliffe were joined in holy matrimony October 4, 2014 at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church. The Reverend Elizabeth Boone McLean officiated their ceremony. A seated dinner and dancing followed the ceremony at Royal Oaks Country Club. On the eve of the wedding a rehearsal dinner, hosted by the groom’s family, was held at Sammy’s Bar-B-Q.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Hall of Dallas. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Marianne Renzetti of Dallas and the late Mr. Richard Renzetti, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hall of Gainesville, Texas.
The groom is the son of Mrs. Patricia Jelliffe of Bedford, Texas and Mr. Charles Jelliffe of Naples, Fla. He is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ferneding and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gordon Jelliffe.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She was escorted down the aisle on the arm of her father. Katherine chose a Watters gown of ivory re-embroidered lace and washed silk organza featuring a full, A-line skirt with veiled lace motifs. Her cathedral-length veil was custom designed by Nardos Iman and trimmed entirely in the vintage Chantilly lace from the bride’s maternal great-grandmother’s 1931 veil. She carried a bouquet of pale pink and ivory roses secured by the wedding handkerchief of her maternal grandmother.
Assisting the bride as matron of honor was Mrs. Marguerite Dumont Lenderman. Bridesmaids included Alexandria Haayen Kless, cousin of the bride, Jocelyn Lancaster, Alison Barron, Julia Guiltinan, and Julie Jelliffe Robertson, the groom’s sister. Among the members of the house party were Sneha Briggs, Roselynn Nguyen, Alyson Garcia, and Sarah White. The flower girls were Lela Margaret Kless and Reese Patricia Robertson.
Attending the groom as best man was the groom’s brother, Charles Scribner Jelliffe. Groomsmen included Blake Elder, Burke Hall, brother of the bride, Ronald Meyers, Gabriel Steach, and Ernest Steach. Serving as ushers were Andrew Robertson, Michael Stone, Joseph Comparin, and Jeffrey Janes.
The bride is a graduate of Hillcrest High School. She graduated Cum Laude, receiving a Bachelor of Science in biology from Southern Methodist University, and a Doctor of Medicine from UT Southwestern. Katherine is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha academic honor societies and was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority at SMU. She is currently a third year OB-GYN resident at UT Southwestern.
The groom is a graduate of Trinity High School in Bedford. He graduated Cum Laude, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in public relations from Texas Tech University and a Master of Business Administration in finance from Southern Methodist University. Chip is a member of Kappa Tau Alpha honor society. He is employed by JDA, Inc. in Dallas.
Following their wedding trip to the Turks and Caicos, the couple have made their home in Dallas.