Daley Ann Harris and Robert Harold Bennett were united in matrimony on Saturday, February 1 at Highland Park Presbyterian Church. The Rev. David Colyer Rea officiated and hymns were sung by the Highland Park Chorale. A black tie reception, with seated dinner and dancing, followed at the Rosewood Crescent Hotel. Motown hits were played by the band “Compozitionz” from Montgomery, Ala. The rehearsal dinner, hosted by the parents of the groom, on the eve of the wedding, took place at The Mansion on Turtle Creek. Karlisch Photography captured all the magical moments for posterity. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Neil Harris of University Park. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Ann McCartin and the late Mr. Thomas R. McCartin, and Mrs. Tom Solomon and the late Mr. Ned R. Harris. All from Dallas.
The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Urban Bennett of Springfield, Mo. He is the grandson of the late Dr. and Mrs. Harold Cordell Larimore and Mrs. Robert Cloud Bennett and the late Mr. Bennett.
The bride was given in marriage by her parents. Daley wore an elegant, custom-made gown of ivory silk organza with cascading, pleated ruffles. The gown featured a sweetheart neckline and was enhanced with ruching at the bodice. Daley’s heirloom veil was one her great grandparents purchased in Brussels, Belgium in 1960. It has been worn by all the women in her family since, making Daley the 14th bride to wear it. Her bridal bouquet was white peonies. Daley carried a handkerchief and small bible from her maternal grandmother, which she had carried on her wedding day, as well as a handkerchief from Paris, a gift from the mother of the groom. These were attached to the bridal bouquet.
The bride’s sisters Kelly Harris Catalani and Megan Harris Michelson served as matrons of honor. Her bridesmaids included Lauren Fournier Diebel, Allison Turpin Dowell, Rory Drake Harbison, Lesley Collins Hile, Ashley Bennett Jones, Julie Sprunt Marshall, Elizabeth Beasley Raynor, and Kristen Turpin Vick. The flower girls were Liliane Bennett Jones and Mary Margaret Michelson.
Three best men attended the groom: Michael Hays Boone, Kirk Andrew McKinnon, and Spencer Thomas Moss. Groomsmen were Robert Preston Bobo, Tanner James Catalani, Kenneth Carson Jones, Austin Nicholas McCullough, Matthew Allen McMurphy, Robert Everett Mead, Blake Austin Michelson, and Paul Matthew Zmigrosky II. The ring bearer was James Cyrus Jones.
The bride is a graduate of Highland Park High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts in history from Southern Methodist University, where she was also a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. Daley is the owner of Daley Ann Designs.
The groom is a graduate of Glendale High School, in Springfield, Mo. He also received a Bachelor of Arts in history from SMU and a Masters in Medieval History, from the University of York in York, England. Rob has served on the Real Estate Council Dallas and is a board member and former Chair of Associate Leadership Council, the Real Estate Council’s leadership development program. He works in commercial real estate investments with Thackeray Partners, Dallas.
Following their wedding trip to Round Hill, Jamaica, the couple has made their home in Dallas.