Abigail Lynn Davis and Matthew Robert Goyne were united in marriage February 22, 2014 at Seaside Interfaith Chapel in Seaside, Fla. Michael Stewart of Dallas officiated the ceremony. James David Davis, uncle of the bride, and William Craig Atherton, uncle of the groom, were scripture readers. A cocktail hour featuring a jazz trio and reception of dining and dancing followed the ceremony at the Lake House of the Watercolor Inn in Watercolor, Fla. The featured band at the reception was Big Blast and the Party Makers from Atlanta. On the eve of the wedding, the groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at the Central Park Green in Alys Beach, Fla.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Davis of San Antonio. She is the granddaughter of Rev. James B. Thompson and the late Mrs. Betty Thompson and the late Gen. and Mrs. Bennie L. Davis, USAF Ret., all of San Antonio.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roderick A. Goyne of University Park. He is the grandson of Dr. Arlie V. Goyne and the late Dr. Minetta Goyne and Mrs. Grace Atherton and the late Mr. Robert W. Atherton, all of Arlington, Texas.
The bride selected a gown of ivory Alencon lace designed by Ines Di Santo. It featured a fit-to-flare silhouette with a bateau neckline, off-the-shoulder sleeves, and was accented by a lace bow at the center of the back, which cascaded to a cathedral-length train, complemented by a sweeping, lace-trimmed veil. The bride wore a ring that belonged to her paternal grandmother, earrings from her mother and a bracelet from the groom’s mother.
The maid of honor was Victoria Aynsley Davis, sister of the bride, and the matron of honor was Taylor Davis Clark, also a sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were Charli Wright Anderson, Courtney Tomkins Beaver, Ashby Morrison Christian, Susan Rollins DeKoch, Rachel Weidle Ferguson, Katherine Kingman Gainey, Meagan Broadnax Lewis, Martha Lindsay Nahoum, Cassie Corrigan Porterfield, Lauren Petrowski Poses, and Katie Frye Smith. House party members were Emily Thompson Ballou, Juli Eckleberry Dewar, Margaret Popejoy Mildren, Allison Ann Sample, and Mary Elyse Scott.
Groomsmen were William Simon Beakley, Austin Douglas Blankenbeckler, Sayers O’Neil Brown, John Robert Clark, Benjamin Robinson Compton, Robert Paul Dougherty, III, David Case Dunlap, Ward Victor Eastman, Matthew Thomas Hanna, Lonnie Ray Holotik III, Graham Burns Johnson, Leslie Sikes Malnory, Thomas Miller Sylvan, and James Patrick Wiggins.
Aliya Grace Decker, cousin of the groom, served as flower girl. The ring bearers were Thomas Greg Clark, nephew of the bride, and Maxwell Patrick Davis, cousin of the bride.
The bride is a graduate of Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio. She received a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Texas at Austin, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Abby is a co-owner of 3 Marthas, a baby gift line based in Dallas.
The groom is a graduate of Highland Park High School. He received a Bachelor of Arts in international affairs from the University of Georgia, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Matthew is an analyst with Jones Lang Lasalles’ debt and equity platform of the Dallas Capital Markets Team.
Following their honeymoon to Mendoza and Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matthew and Abby have made their home in Dallas.