Mallory Elizabeth Massanelli and Jarrod Stephen Cooper were united in marriage on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at seven o'clock in the evening. Pastor Jonathan Teague officiated the double ring ceremony which was held in Faith Chapel at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. Steve Massanelli of Dallas and the late Donna Massanelli. Mallory is a 2004 graduate of Ursuline Academy in Dallas. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas Christian University where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. Mallory is currently employed as a Senior Associate at Grant Thornton, LLP in Dallas.
The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Cooper of Minden. He is a 1997 Minden High School graduate and a 2002 graduate of Louisiana Tech University where he received a Bachelor of Architecture. He is currently employed as a Project Manager at C.M. Architecture in Dallas.
The bride, escorted by her father, entered the sanctuary to the rendition of "Canon in D" by Paschelbel. She wore an exquisite ivory gown of raw silk by Pronovias and carried a beautiful arrangement of fall flowers.
Special music was provided by the groom's sister, Adrienne Terrebonne who played the piano and sang, "Your Love is Extravagant".
Matrons of Honor were Helen Byrd of Midland, Texas and Jamie Bailey of Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Bridesmaids included Kendal Flatley of Dallas, Texas; Mary Catherine Unis of Los Angeles, California; Meredith Lewis of McKinney, Texas and Liz Gude of Kansas City, Missouri. Brienne Terrebonne, niece of the groom, served as flower girl.
Groomsmen were Chris Walker of Ruston, Louisiana; Daniel Massanelli, brother of the bride, of Dallas; Craig Walker of Little Rock, Arkansas; Billy Crouse of Leesville, Louisiana and Peter Terrebonne of Valdosta, Georgia. Best friend was Kelly Gonzalas Hines of Little Rock. Ushering were Shane Crocker of McKinney, Texas; Chris Gaston of Tyler, Texas; Michael Green of Baton Rouge; and Christiano "Bo" West of Dallas, Texas.
Dinner and dancing followed the wedding at Rock Creek Ranch in McKinney.
Following a wedding trip to Hawaii, the couple has made their home in Carrollton, Texas.