Angela Case & Allen Shank

Photo: Thisbe Grace

Angela Rae Case and Allen Churchill Shank exchanged wedding vows the morning of May 15. The ceremony took place on the Turtle Creek Veranda of Arlington Hall at Lee Park and was officiated by Dr. Victor Casad of Christ United Methodist Church in Farmers Branch.

The bride is the daughter of Janell Wall Case of Carrollton and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Case of Dallas. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wall of Andover, S.D., and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Case of Highmore, S.D.

The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Shank of Dallas. He is the grandson of Lida Beasley Vann and the late Dr. Roy Vann of Fort Smith, Ark., and Annamae Churchill Shank and the late Harold Shank of Dallas.

The bride was escorted by her father, and given in marriage by her family. The bride’s cousin, Jodi Wall Buckles of Santa Rosa, Calif., served as matron of honor. Her bridesmaids were Jennifer Arnold, Amy Case, Stephanie Orosz, Kate Rutledge, and Hilary Shank. Honor attendants included Tess Conkling Chaney, Catherine Conner, Stephanie Dean, Kendall Hayden, Amber Kirk, and Jennifer Tauzel. The greeters included Angela Chappell, Margaret Hlavinka, Cody Hudson, and Kristen Williams. Scriptures were read by Bonny Katherine Ralston and Michael Metcalf.

The best man was the groom’s brother, Vann Thomas Shank. The groomsmen were Andrew Carty, Jason Case, John Chaney II, Houston Hayden, and Benjamin Ralston. Ushers at the ceremony were John Wood Abbott, Thomas Bruce, William Berry Dean III, Kyle Stevener, Adam Tauzel, and John Caperton White Jr.

The bride wore a strapless silk shantung and lace gown by Alvina Valenta, complemented by a fingertip-length veil. She carried an exquisite bouquet of pink anemones and ranunculus, with dark pink orchids resting on top. The bouquet was hand-tied with white satin and made by the bride’s friend Samantha Kerfoot.

At the reception immediately following the ceremony, guests enjoyed brunch with mimosas and a Bloody Mary bar followed by dancing to the music of the Trevor Shaw Band and croquet on the lawn of Lee Park.

The bride is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. She also received a Master of Science in early childhood education from the University of North Texas. She is a member of Kappa Delta sorority, the Slipper Club, and the Junior League of Dallas. She teaches pre-kindergarten in Dallas. The groom is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting and a Master of Science in accounting. He is the director of accounting at Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell in Dallas.

After a honeymoon in Nantucket and Cape Cod, the couple will reside in University Park.

Wedding planning support provided by Essential Sage Weddings and Events (formerly Dorsey-Group).

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