Weddings

DARCY PARISH DEUPREE & BRENDAN MICHAEL MCCREADY July 21, 2018

Darcy Parish Deupree and Brendan Michael McCready were united in marriage Saturday, July 21, 2018 at six o’clock in the evening. The double ring ceremony was performed at the First United Methodist Church of Fort Worth. The Reverend Doctor Timothy Keith Bruster officiated the ceremony. Music for the ceremony was provided by the Deborah Brooks Chamber Ensemble; Peggy Sue Graff, organist and Susan Prince Bruster, soloist. The scripture reading was delivered by Tina Cornelius Briscoe, friend of the bride’s family. The wooden cross flowered by each guest in attendance prior to the ceremony was provided by the First United Methodist Church of Graham, Texas. Following the ceremony, a reception was held in the Horizon, Terrace and Trinity rooms at The Fort Worth Club where guests danced to the music of the Blue Hat Band. On display were framed photographs of each of the married couples on their wedding day. The elegant floral arrangements, designed by Darla Bittencourt owner of Blossoms on the Bricks, on each table included candle lit champagne colored filigree lanterns of various sizes adorned with peonies, sahara roses, ranunculus, hydrangeas and various greenery. Lucy Walling and Theresa Maddox with My Favorite Aunt were the wedding coordinators. Phoebe Peterson, Catering Manager of The Fort Worth Club, oversaw the reception. Tray passed hors d’oeuvres were served during the cocktail hour as guests gathered in the Terrace Room prior to dinner. The cakes were designed by Executive Pastry Chef Rocio Urbina of The Fort Worth Club. Memories of the evening were captured by photographer Kent Evans of Kent Evans Photography and Videographer Abel Perez of Agape Filmworks. Soft candlelight tone lighting was provided by Dave Von Blohn of Absolute Entertainment. Able Limousines and Transportation provided transportation for the bridal party and guests. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Michael Deupree of Fort Worth and the granddaughter of Ruby Parish Brown and the late Charles Eugene Brown of Graham, Texas and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Joseph Deupree of Fort Worth. The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Edward McCready of Fort Worth. He is the grandson of Mary Lou Golden Lyerla and the late Mr. Coker Lyerla of Fort Worth and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Edward McCready of Graniteville, Vermont. Given in marriage by her parents, and escorted by her father, the bride wore a lace and tulle off the shoulder ivory gown by Essence of Australia. The deep sweetheart neckline lies just under a sheer overlay. It featured a wide hemmed lace skirt. A relaxed A-line silhouette showcased lace and tulle over matte-side lustre satin. The cameo lace back featured pearl fabric buttons with porcelain tulle illusion and clear beading. The Arya ivory cathedral length lace edged Italian wedding was designed by Bianco Evento. The bride carried a bouquet of peonies, antique hydrangeas, garden spray roses, white and champagne sahara roses, white playa roses, ivory dove roses, white ranunculus, silver dollar eucalyptus and bay laurel. The bride was attended by Illana Beth Stein of Queens, New York as maid of honor, Jennifer Palmer Slimmer of Fort Worth and Mary Oatman Incavo of Houston as matrons of honor. Bridesmaids were Hannah Marie Briscoe of Fort Worth, Alison Leah Humphrey of Austin, Katherine Ann Marshall of Fort Worth, sister of the groom Mary Delaney McCready of Fort Worth, Victoria Briscoe O’Connor of Dallas and Jillian Leigh Voelker of Fort Worth. The house party included Elicia Ann McGarry of Fort Worth, Jolynn Taylor Wanzor of Fort Worth and Michelle Miller Wallace of Rogers, Arkansas. Honor attendants were Dr. and Mrs. John Gilbert Briscoe, Ms. Patti Diann Lyerla and Mr. Larry Tyler all of Fort Worth, Mr. and Mrs. William Glenn Brian Ragle of Graham, Texas and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Schoppa of Abilene, Texas. The bridegroom’s best man was Casey Benjamin (Bo) Chovanetz of Benbrook. His groomsmen were Kyle Alexander Briscoe of Sunnyvale, California, father of the groom Lawrence Edward McCready of Fort Worth and Andrew Mark Selking, Junior of Fort Worth. Ushers included John Gilbert Briscoe of Fort Worth, Austin Bradley Motheral of Fort Worth, Ross Edward Neuenfeldt of Sunnyvale, California, Michael Morgan O’Connor of Dallas and William Glenn Brian Ragle of Graham, Texas. The bride attended North Crowley High School and is a cum laude graduate of Texas Christian University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism and minored in both political science and education. She is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She is a member of the Junior League of Fort Worth and Junior Woman’s Club of Fort Worth. She is employed by the Fort Worth Independent School District where she was selected as district Secondary Teacher of the Year in 2016. She teaches broadcast journalism/audio video production courses as well as yearbook in the Gold Seal Program of Choice at Southwest High School. The bridegroom attended Paschal High School and graduated from The University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and minored in political science. He is a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity. He is currently employed as a realtor with a family real estate company, Premier New Construction and Restoration, LLC and Premier Real Estate. Parents of the groom hosted the rehearsal dinner on the eve of the wedding at Reata Restaurant in the Thirty-Fifth Room. Toasts of best wishes were given to the couple during the cocktail hour. A slideshow was viewed by guests during dinner. The bride’s grandmother, Ruby Parish Brown, hosted a Bridesmaids’ Luncheon in the Sunset Room of The Fort Worth Club the morning of the wedding. Food and beverage selections were served in courses as the bridal party and guests were prepped with hair and makeup by Shannon Caldwell Dowling and her team of Something You Beauty. After a honeymoon in Aruba, the couple resides in Fort Worth.

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