Katherine Maurine Burney of Stephenville and Trent Hill Allen of Springhill were united in marriage in a formal, double ring ceremony at 6 p.m. on March 15, 2008, in the Music Hall at the Hotel Galvez in Galveston officiated over by Berry Pennington of Austin.
The bride is the daughter of Mark and Jamie Burney of Stephenville. She graduated from Stephenville High School in 2005 and will be returning to Tarleton State University in the fall.
The groom is the son of Joe and Resa Allen of Springhill. He graduated from Springhill High School in 2003 and attended University of Houston where he played middle linebacker for the Cougars and graduated in Dec. 2007.
The bride was given away be her father, Mark Burney. Her gown was a strapless, candlelight white dress with lace and beading around the bottom edge of the gown and a sweetheart neckline. She wore a formal length veil with beading and lace around the bottom edge.
The bridesmaids wore black, strapless formal length gowns and carried a mix of bright pink, orange and green Gerber daisies. The Maid of Honor was BriAnne Wilson of Stephenville, best friend of the bride. The bridesmaids were Lauren Turk of Houston; Nicole Gilbert of Stephenville; Brittney Perry of Stephenville; Jalyn King of Celina; Allison Whaley of Denton; and Lindsey Lubojasky of Sugarland. The two junior bridesmaids wore formal black dress and carried kissing balls made of white roses and carnations. They were Carsyn Burney of Celina and Caitlyn Wilkins of Denton.
The flower girl was Landry Wilkins of Denton and the ring bearer was Ryan Wilkins of Denton. The candle lighters were Cooper Marchetle of Dallas and Cade Burney of Celina.
Groomsmen were Jeff Akeroyd of Lubbock; John Harrell of Stephenville; Drew Williams of Longview; Zac Elder of Longview; and Tye Burney of Stephenville. The Best Man was Matt Gajewsky of Longview. Ushers were Dustin Dickenson of Springtown; David Steffey of Lubbock; Randon Hamilton of Longview; and Alex Collier of Longview.
A reception followed the wedding in the Music Hall at the Hotel Galvez in Galvestion.
After a honeymoon to the Riviara Mya in Mexico, the couple will reside at Eagle Mountain Lake in Azel.