Wyly - Gilbert
McCary Wyly and William McCulloch Gilbert, both of The Park Cities, Texas, were joined in marriage on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at 5 in the evening at Arlington Hall in Dallas by Pastor Joseph Martin. The reception followed immediately afterwards at Arlington Hall.
The bride's parents are Barbara and John Turner, and Kim and Evan Wyly, all of The Park Cities. The groom's parents are Margaret and David Gilbert of Dallas, Texas.
The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father, and given away by her parents.
For her wedding, the bride wore a stunning gown by Monique Lhuillier. The strapless gown features a sweetheart neckline with a corset bodice. The A-line skirt has just the right amount of fullness to accentuate the natural waistline. The dress is made of an incredible silver Chantilly lace, and features lace covered buttons at the zipper. Adding emphasis to her waist is a delicate beaded belt in tones of silver and gold. To complete her bridal look, McCary wore a stunning gold tulle and gold Chantilly lace veil, adding warmth and dimension to her beautiful ensemble. She carried a hand-tied bouquet of white Peonies, Garden Roses and Dusty Miller by Garden Gate Floral of Dallas.
The Bridesmaids wore full-length navy "Aidan Convertible" gowns by Jenny Yoo.
The Matron of Honor was Lucy Rose Conklin, sister of the bride. The Bridesmaids were Jordan Anderson, friend of the bride; Tricia Case, friend of the bride; Jordan Dinkins, friend of the bride; Claire Gilbert, sister of the groom; Audrey Priest, friend of the bride; Mary Anne Robertson, soon to be sister-in-law of the bride; and Anne Marie Walker, friend of the bride. The Flower Girl was Savannah Grace Conklin, niece of the bride. The House Party consisted of Sarah Gottsacker Bateman, friend of the bride and groom; Bonnie Lokey, friend of the bride; Kara Mathews, friend of the bride and groom; and Kellie McBride, friend of the bride and groom.
The Best Man was Alex Glass, friend of the groom. The Groomsmen were Peter Cheatham, friend of the groom; Thomas Gilbert, brother of the groom; Robert Gilbert, brother of the groom; Gradie Folmar, friend of the groom; Joseph Imber, friend of the groom; William Smith, friend of the groom; and Mitchell Wyly, brother of the bride. The Ring Bearer was McAmis Kyle Conklin, nephew of the bride. The Ushers were John Bateman, friend of the groom; Thomas Eggleston, friend of the groom; Kyle Jahnke, friend of the groom; Jayson Montoya, friend of the groom; Warren Wallace, friend of the groom; Kevin Zlotnik, friend of the groom; and Brian Zwart, friend of the groom.
DFW Events planned the wedding and reception festivities. Gyros String Quartet provided wedding music. Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters provided reception music and entertainment.
The Bride graduated from St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas with a degree in English Writing. She is currently in Montessori training to be a Montessori Primary guide. The groom graduated from The University of Texas with a degree in Spanish. He is an Account Development Manager at Research Now.
The couple honeymooned in Hawaii and returned to their home in Dallas where they live with their two dogs, Wesley and Waylon.
Published in the Dallas Morning News on December 22, 2013