Jennifer Allen Lee and Mark Daniel Grinnan exchanged marriage vows at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 12, in Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church. Officiating were the Rev. Lynn W. Lindsey of the church and the Rev. John Childress of Episcopal Collegiate School.
The bride is the daughter of Leslie and Mark Lee, 2303 Beechwood St. Her grandparents are Nell and the late Dr. Joe Cannon of Memphis and Virginia and the late Henry Lee of McComb, Miss.
Ellen and Greg Grinnan of Dallas are the parents of the groom. He is the grandson of Catherine and the late Robert Grinnan and the late Lucille and Ralph Earhart, all also of Dallas.
The front of the sanctuary held an all-white cathedral arrangement of hydrangeas, roses and peonies. Music was by organist James Maase and flutist David Lee.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore an ivory mermaid-style gown of silk mikado and silk chiffon with details of duchesse satin. The bodice had a V-neckline and the skirt extended to a cathedral-length train. She carried a cascade of white hydrangeas, garden roses, peonies and orchids.
Serving as the bride’s honor attendants were her sisters, Meredith Lee of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Margo Lee of Little Rock. Bridesmaids were Erin Baskin and Margaret Parke, both also of Little Rock; Marisa Ann Erwin and Jane Anne Murphy, both of New York; Sarah Swanson of Chicago; Alex Guisinger of Midland, Texas; and Katherine Helms, Caitlin Bonner, Harrison Dawkins, Paige Phillips, Peyton Riley and Lauren Zimmer, all of Dallas. They wore blue gowns of crinkle chiffon with ruched sweetheart necklines. They carried bouquets of white hydrangeas, roses, peonies and anemones.
The groom’s honor attendants were his brothers John Grinnan of Houston and Stephen Grinnan of Austin, Texas. Groomsmen were Michael Katzenberg of West Palm Beach; Jimmy Little of Los Angeles; Drew Baldwin, Wil Danielson and Tanner Moussa, all of New York; Jack Chapman of Austin; Brett Fuller, Alex Korngut, Robert Neely, Reed Ruschhaupt and Royce Wilson, all of Dallas; and Scott Schubert, also of Houston. Guests were seated by Mike Montesi and Jack Tosi, both of Dallas; Brett Lown of Frisco, Texas; and Michael Glickert of Houston.
Guest tables at a reception at the Country Club of Little Rock were covered in blue shantung silk and centered with arrangements of hydrangeas, delphinium, rose and peonies in blue and white china containers. The ceilings in the ballroom and garden room were draped with smilax and purple wisteria. Music was by Big Blast and the Party Masters of Atlanta.
The bride has a bachelor’s degree in art history from Southern Methodist University at Dallas and a master’s degree in American Fine and Decorative Art from Sotheby’s Institute, New York. She is owner of Jennifer Lee Fine Art.
The bridegroom graduated with honors and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from SMU. He is an investment banking associate with Raymond James Financial Inc.
After a wedding trip to Costa Rica, the couple will live in Dallas.
High Profile, Pages 44 on 04/20/2014
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