Hannah Alyse Richardson and John Palmer Seabury Dean exchanged sacred wedding vows on April 2, 2016 at Park Cities Baptist Church. Reverend Robert Richardson, grandfather of the bride, officiated the ceremony. A reception of dining and dancing followed at the Freedom Hall in the George W. Bush Presidential Library. They danced the night away to music by the Cuvée Band and DJ Andante Mayo. A seated rehearsal dinner was held on the eve of the wedding at the Sky Lobby at the Petroleum Club and was given by the parents of the groom.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lawrence Richardson of Highland Park. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Richardson and Mrs. Margaret Burris and the late Mr. Jack Burris, all of Dallas.
The groom is the son of Mrs. Kathryn Beach Hamby of Fredericksburg, Texas and Mr. Larry Alan Dean of Ogden, Utah. He is the grandson of Mrs. Tracy Mason of Fredericksburg and the late Mr. Westcott Beach of Dallas.
The bride was presented in marriage by her parents. She was escorted down the aisle on the arm of her father. Hannah wore an elegant, ivory gown designed by Reem Acra for Neiman Marcus. Her dress featured a Bateau neckline with re-embroidered lace on the bodice and a cut out silk narrow bottom flare skirt. To complete her ensemble, Hannah wore a single tier chapel-length veil, trimmed in Alencon lace, which framed her face and extended beyond her train. The bride carried an embroidered handkerchief given to her by her mother and a locket in remembrance of Rebecca Valerie Bettis on her bouquet.
Assisting the bride as matrons of honor were Amber Hennig Richardson and Jaclyn Nicole Richardson. Bridesmaids included Peyton Elizabeth Blackwell, Lauren Coe Daniel, Claire Jones Davis, Emily Elisabeth George, Hannah Christine Heighten, Lauren Elizabeth Huddleston, Rachel Blair Hutchinson, Mackenzie Marie Moussa, Margaret Tucker Rudd, Sydney Merritt Stone, Margaret Jane Wolcott, and Kathryn Kay Womble. Among the members of the house party were Brinn Christine Bettis, Shannon Terese Buell, Lauren Summerell Meyer, and Grace Brooks Pearson. Maris Olivia Richardson was the flower girl. A duet was performed by Hollye and Justin Hornsby and the organist for the service was Joy Lovell.
Attending the groom were his best men Matthew Mark Dean and Rex Bailey Womble. Groomsmen included Walter Richards Davis III, Kamiar Allan Duck, Matthew Thomas Fritts, John Colin Grayson, Justin Bond Hollis II, Daniel Kevin Hunter, Stephen Michael Lechtenberg, Race Landry Richardson, Ryan Landon Richardson, Daniel Patrick Solomon, Louis Joseph Weber IV, and Maddox Morgan Womble. Serving as ushers were Charles Henry Keller, Panteli Alfred Lucas, William Hunter Pond, Justin Mitchell Roberts, and Blake Edwin Woodall II. Knox Powell Shelton was the ring bearer.
The bride is a 2008 graduate of Highland Park High School. She attended the University of Mississippi and the University of Texas at Dallas, where she was a member of Tri Delta Sorority, graduating in 2012 with a business marketing degree. Hannah is an interior designer and project manager for Canon & Company Interiors. The groom is a 2005 graduate of Highland Park High School. He attended the University of Arkansas and is the founder and operator of OutlineTheSky Apparel Co.
Following their honeymoon trip to Saint Lucia the newlyweds have made Dallas their home.