Morrison – Bennett

Dr. Marion Oxsheer Morrison of Waco and Mr. Randolph O’Beirne Bennett Jr. of Thurber were united in marriage August 13, 2011 at half past seven o’clock in the evening at Arlington Heights Christian Church in Fort Worth. Dr. Ted Wueste officiated. Music was provided by Dr. Donald C. Balmos, pianist, and Mrs. Mandy Balmos Morrison, soloist. Miss Mollie Bennett read scripture during the ceremony. A reception followed at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Edwin B. Morrison of Waco and escorted by her father. She is the grandaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Goodhue Smith of Waco and the late Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Morrison of Carthage. The groom is the son of Mrs. Andrea Bennett and the late Mr. Randolph O’Beirne Bennett of Thurber. The Groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. Carrol M. Bennett of Dallas and the late Mrs. Fay Stinnett of Gorman.

The matron of honor was Mrs. Dawn Bowman Lenzie of Fort Worth. Honor attendants of the bride were; Miss Kathryn Boots, Miss Vicky Brewer, Mrs. Carrie Dils, and Miss Stella Lenzie. The bride was announced with the ringing of bells by her niece and nephew, Meg and Eric Morrison of Waco. The best man was Mr. Russell Richards Bennett of Thurber. Ushers were Dr. Michael Cripps, Mr. Steven Davis, Mr. Andrew Dilda, Mr. Tony Drewry, and Mr. Evan Morrison.

The bride and groom met in Thurber, TX.

Mary is an Assistant Professor in the Professional Counseling Program at Texas State University-San Marcos. She graduated with a BS in Education from Texas Christian University, and an M.Ed and Ph.D. in Counseling from the University of North Texas. Robbie is a Foodservice Consultant with Sysco Foodservice Inc. He has a BBA in Interdisciplinary Business from Tarleton State University and he graduated from The Culinary Institute of America-Hyde Park, NY.

After a honeymoon in Antigua, the couple will reside in the Texas Hill Country.