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Hannah Victoria Melton and Hayden Michael Lindley both of Denton were united in marriage on the evening of February 4, 2012 at the Old Red Museum in Dallas, Texas.The Rev. Chris Ford, uncle of the groom officiated. Following the ceremony a dinner reception was held at the same location.The groom’s parents hosted a rehearsal dinner at The Iron Cactus on the eve of the wedding.          

Kay Lynn and Michael Melton are parents of the bride.Her grandmother is Zelma Melton of Denton, Texas, the late William Howard Melton of Lone Oak, Texas and the late Herbert and Lenoir O’Rear of Denton, Texas. She is a graduate of Denton High School and Oklahoma State University.

Michael and Tonja Lindley are parents of the groom.His grandparents are Marvin and Darlene Born of Follett, Texas and A.L. and Hazyl Lindley of Abilene, Texas.He is a graduate of Ryan High School and will graduate from the University of North Texas in May, 2012.

The bride wore a gown designed by Justin Alexander which was inspired by vintage 1950’s fashion.The ruffled organza ball gown had Swarovski crystals and pearls beaded on a lace waistband and folded neckline detail with a button fastened bodice leading to a Chapel length train.She carried a handkerchief made from her mother’s veil of Alencon lace and pearls.

Maid of Honor was Jennifer Seiler.Bridesmaids included Kristin George Melton, sister-in-law of the bride, Davie Riley Melton, sister-in-law of the bride, Lauren Perkins, Addison Raleigh, Nadalee Thomas Daves, Whitney McQuien Smith, Ashley Bynum, Lisa Swinney and Rachel Dooley Roten.

Flower girls were Riley Jack Melton and Keelin Bailey Melton, nieces of the bride.

Best Man was Harrison Lindley, brother of the groom.Groomsmen included Kasey Melton, brother of the bride, Ben Melton, brother of the bride, Clint Melton, brother of the bride, Justin Parker, cousin of the groom, Drake Thornton, Reid Schindler, Blake Ellis, Reid Barker and Chris Shakesby. Ring Bearers were Rhett and Rafe O’Rear, cousins of the bride.

Vocalist was Nicole McWilliams who sang “Ava Maria” then she was joined by Donnie Dickerson to sing “The Prayer”.

Members of the house party included Camden O’Rear Harris, cousin of the bride, Christina Joines, Kelsey Ryan, Whitney Burch and Stefani Smith Kingston. Ushers were Clark Daves, Chance Anderson, Pat Burns and Mark Hensley.

A special reception song was performed by two members of The Chance Anderson Band.

Following their honeymoon in Montego Bay, Jamaica, the couple will reside in Denton, Texas.