Katie Marie Harper and Dr. Michael Hugh White, both of Nashville, Tenn., were married on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Ashton Depot, Fort Worth, with Minister Neil Tomba of Northwest Bible Church, Dallas, officiating.
The bride is the daughter of Alan and Patti Harper of Arlington and the granddaughter of Stan and Linda Harper of Mansfield, Coy and Essie Hoggard of Denton, Jan Merrill and the late Bob Merrill of Fort Worth and Pat Moody of Clovis, NM.
The groom is the son of Paul and Janet White of Lufkin and the grandson of Faye Hand of Corsicana, the late T.O. Hand and the late Howard and Opal White.
Attending the bride was maid of honor, Kim Harper, sister of bride, of Arlington. Bridesmaids were Jessica Barfield of Dallas, Taylor Avaritt of Arlington, Katy Reed of Dallas and Alex West of Richardson, friends of the bride, and Meredith White of Chicago, Ill., sister of the groom. Flower girl was Avery Merrill.
Best man was Marshal White, brother of groom, of Swaziland, Africa. Groomsmen were Dr. Taylor Dodgen of Fort Worth, Dr. David Leverenz of Nashville Tenn., Dr. Blake Miller of Kansas City, Mo. and Dr. Michael Krol of Dallas, friends of groom, and Clint Harper of Fort Worth, brother of the bride.
A reception was held at the Ashton Depot in Fort Worth. The couple left the reception in a rare 1940 Cadillac limousine driven by Robert Hand, uncle of the groom.
Following a wedding trip to Banff, Canada, the couple are residing in Nashville.
The bride has a BA in Communications from Texas A&M and is presently Development Coordinator at St. Thomas Health Foundation in Nashville, Tenn.
The groom has a BS in Biology from Harding University and MD from UT Southwestern School of Medicine in Dallas. He is presently in his first year of pediatric residency at the Monroe Carell Childrens Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN.