Jennifer Lee Chiles and William Edward Chaney were married under a cozy pavilion with fireplace at the Hyatt Lost Pines Resort in Bastrop, Texas, on November 15, 2014. Mr. Ryan Hembree, a family friend, officiated their early evening ceremony. A reception of dining and dancing followed in the Lost Pines ballroom as the guests enjoyed the music of London Calling. Stacy Cross Photography of Austin captured all the magical moments on film.
The bride, a native of Southlake, Texas, is the daughter of Linda Chiles of Dallas and Mr. and Mrs. James Taylor Chiles III of The Woodlands, Texas. Jen is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Harris of Wimberley, Texas, and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Taylor Chiles Jr., also of Wimberley.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan P. Chaney of Athens, Texas, formerly of the Park Cities. Will is the grandson of Mrs. Betty Ann Slaughter and the late Mr. Edward T. Slaughter of University Park, and Mrs. Cathy Chaney and the late Mr. Dan Chaney of Athens, Texas.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. She was escorted down the aisle on the arm of her father. Jen wore a beautiful ivory, mermaid silhouette gown with illusion straps by Liancarlo. Featuring a V-neck and plunging low back, her dress was a stunning creation of Alencon lace over tulle.
Assisting the bride as matron of honor was Jessica Pearce and Anna Laughlin was maid of honor. Bridesmaids included Stephanie Stanley and Jacqueline Pincoffs. Flower girls were Riley Pearce, Annie Pincoffs, Claire Pincoffs, and Blaire Stanley.
Standing as best man was the groom’s brother, Ben Chaney. Groomsmen included Kelly Cavender, Clint Dabelgott, Brad Grigsby, David Mass, and Garrick Smith.
The bride is a graduate of Carroll High School in Southlake. She received a Bachelor of Science in human biology from the University of Texas at Austin. Jen is the development director for East African Ministries.
The groom is a graduate of Highland Park High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts in history and Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was also a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Will works for Annandale Capital.
Following their wedding trip to Belize, the couple has made Dallas their home.