Kara Jo Dell of Conway and Daniel Charles Hollinger of White Hall were united in marriage Aug. 6, 2011, in a double-ring ceremony at Second
Baptist Church in Conway, officiated by Dr. Mark Dance of Conway and Dr. Bob Harper of Little Rock.
The bride is the daughter of Greg and Kaye Kaye Dell of Conway, and the granddaughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Phill Dell, and Lynn and the late Joe Cummins, all of Conway.
The groom is the son of Wade and Karen Hollinger of White Hall, and the grandson of Mildred Hollinger and the late Charles Hollinger, and Neva Sullivan and the late Wilbur
Sullivan, all of Malvern.
The church was decorated with a white lattice arch covered
in red roses, two black seven-
branched candelabras and two black iron pedestals with red rose arrangements. The center aisle was accented with a white runner edged in black with a large black “H” in the middle. Pews were draped with white silk fabric. The entry way table held the bride’s book and an arrangement of red roses. Attendant at the bride’s book was Morgan Lacour.
Families were seated to Megan
Bertin, soloist, singing “In Christ Alone,” accompanied by Lana Hazel, pianist. The wedding
party entered to “Canon in D” and the bride to “The Bridal Chorus,” played by Milton Bull organist. Megan Bertin also played the piano and sang “Amazed By You,” during the lighting of the unity candle.
I Corinthians 13 was read by Laura Peery.
The bride, escorted by her father, wore a gown which had crystal beaded lace overlayed the sculptured strapless bodice to the empire waist with asymmetrical
draping over the midriff.
The full A-line skirt of soft draping had a border of crystal beaded lace around the Chapel length train. Her crystal beaded
fingertip veil completed the attire. The bride wore pearls belonging to her great-grandmother
and a pearl bracelet, a gift from the groom. The bride carried a clutch bouquet of white roses.
Maids of honor were Katie
Duke and Madalene Major.
Bridesmaids were Morgan Cummins, Lindsey Sward and Jessica Dell, all cousins of the bride, and Sydney Lessig. The bride’s wedding party wore black strapless dresses of layered
silk organza. They carried clutch bouquets of red roses.
The ring bearer was Zane Bell, cousin of the bride. The flower girl was Cambria Byrum.
Best man was Drew Harper. Groomsmen were Louis Hamilton,
John Hollinger, brother of the groom, Keith Beeson, Ross Wiginton and Thomas Jackson.
Ushers were Jake and Josh Cummins and Tyler Bell, cousins of the bride, and Sam Teague and Daniel Keeton.
The bride’s mother wore a black knee-length dress with white beaded accents and matching jacket.
The groom’s mother wore a pale yellow knee-length dress with matching jacket.
The bride and groom left the sanctuary to a string quartet
playing “You’re My Best Friend.”
The reception was held in the Fellowship Hall of Second Baptist Church.
Guests entered the reception
through a path of white candles in hurricane globes and red rose petals. A guest book table with a silver vase of red roses and an easel with the bride’s portrait completed the entryway. A black iron gazebo
draped with white sheer fabric and a crystal chandelier
held the bride’s cake. The three tiered white cake was accented with silver icing and a silver “H” topper. The groom’s three tiered chocolate cake featured drizzled fudge icing and chocolate dipped strawberries. The groom’s table
also included a candy bar served from Razorback tins.
The buffet table was centered
with a crystal vase of red roses and Bells of Ireland.
Guests were served brisket and rolls, fresh fruit and marshmallow créme dip, bread bowls of hot chicken cheese spread with toasted bread cubes, spinach dip and pita chips, open-faced cucumber
sandwiches and fresh vegetables with dip. Banana slush punch was served from the bride’s grandmother’s antique candlewick punch bowl. Tables with floor length white cloths and black satin overlays were topped with arrangements
of red roses and votives. Pub tables with white cloths and black satin overlays
held water globes filled with red roses. The entire fellowship
hall was draped with white sheer fabric and accented
by two crystal chandeliers.
Servers were Laura Peery, Lana Hazel, Morgan Lacour, Sarah Bell, cousin of the bride, Jessica Jones and Kyndal Leffert.
A rehearsal dinner was hosted by the parents of the groom in the church chapel. A video presentation of the bride and groom made by the groom was played during dinner.
After a wedding trip to the Bahamas, the couple currently reside in Fayetteville.