Brittny Shane Groce and Herbert Hunt Allred exchanged wedding vows on Jan. 11 at Highland Park Presbyterian Church. The ceremony was officiated by the Rev. L. Nelson Bell II, associate pastor. A reception followed at the Dallas Country Club with dinner and dancing to the music of Cuvee. The newlyweds danced their first dance to “I Cross My Heart” by George Strait. On the eve of the wedding, a rehearsal dinner with a ranch theme was held at the Dallas Petroleum Club for family and the wedding party.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jody Wayne Groce of Highland Village, Texas. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Dean McCurdy and the late Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Glenn Groce, both of Yukon, Okla.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Louis Allred of Highland Park. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Herbert Hunt of Highland Park and the late Mr. and Mrs. Louis Edward Allred of Wellington, Texas.
The bride was presented in marriage by her parents and escorted down the aisle by her father. Brittny selected a couture gown of Alencon lace designed by Liancarlo. An ivory sash with a handmade rose marked the bride’s natural waistline. To complete the ensemble, Brittny wore her mother’s cathedral-length lace veil. Her paternal grandmother’s wedding ring was laced into her bouquet of ivory, white, and blush roses. She held an heirloom handkerchief that had been carried by brides before her in the groom’s mother’s family since 1874.
Assisting the bride as maid of honor was her sister, Kali Groce. Bridesmaids included Nancy Allred, Erin Neece, Jennifer Kesterson, Alexis Sereni, and Mackenzie Sumrall. Among the members of the house party were Peyton Groce, Kaci McCurdy, Kiffany McCurdy, Madison Murphree, and Cayman Murphree. Sadie Schafer was the flower girl.
Attending the groom as best man was Ryan Wolcott. Groomsmen included Adam Blake, Christopher Gleysteen, Tanner Groce, Louis Mertz, and Jonathan Purdy. The ushers were Taylor Allred, Nathan Crow, Austin Hunt, Davin Hunt, Marshall Hunt, and Blake Waggoner.
The bride is a 2003 graduate of Edward S. Marcus High School in Flower Mound. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and a Bachelor of Science in economics from Southern Methodist University, as well as a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Brittny is a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She works as an equity analyst at Luther King Capital Management.
The groom is a 2003 graduate of Highland Park High School. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and accounting from Texas Christian University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin. Hunt is a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, an Eagle Scout, and an accomplished pilot. His groom’s cake featured a large model airplane, in homage to his passion for flying. Hunt works as an equity analyst for Vollero Beach Capital Partners.
Following their wedding trip to Maui, the couple has made their home in Highland Park.