Miss Jamie Lynn Arnall and Mr. Blake William Batten were united in marriage on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at four o'clock in the afternoon at Central Baptist Church in College Station, Texas.
The double ring ceremony was officiated by the groom's cousin, Chad Spence of Red Oak, Texas. Following the ceremony, the parents of the bride hosted the reception at The Brazos Center.
The parents of the groom hosted a rehearsal dinner on the eve of the wedding at The Veranda.
The bride is the daughter of Jack and Lori Arnall of Bryan. She is the granddaughter of Mr. Barry Blum and the late Mrs. Florence Koehne Blum of Bryan and Mrs. Nancy Arnall and the late Mr. James Arnall of Bryan.
The groom is the son of George and Kay Batten of Bryan. He is the grandson Mrs. Mary Gooch and the late Mr. William Gooch of Bryan and the late Mr. and Mrs. Willie Batten of Tabor.
The Matron of Honor was friend of the bride, Jamie Schubert of New Ulm, and the Maid of Honor was cousin of the bride, Amanda Blum of Bryan. Bridesmaids were friends of the bride, Lindsay Mancuso of Austin, Tara Dusek of College Station, Crystal Joyner of Bryan, Lyndsee Speakmon of Bryan, Ashley Allphin of St. Petersburg, FL, cousin of the bride, Kelsey Childress of Benbrook, and sisters of the groom, Bridget Batten and Shana Batten of Dallas. The Junior Bridesmaids were cousins of the bride, Cloey Smith and Katie Smith of Magnolia and Flower Girls were, Emma Geistweidt of College Station and Ayla Schubert of New Ulm.
The Best Man was cousin of the groom, Paden Wiese of College Station. Groomsmen were friends of the groom, Koby Rudsaill of Houston, Adam Higginbotham of Austin, nephew of the groom, Connor Batten of College Station, friends of the groom, Weston Hadaway of Bryan, Chris Mancuso of Austin, Travis Carrabba of Bryan, Phil Langford of Houston, Evan Eike of Bryan, and cousin of the bride, Clayton Blum of Bryan. The Junior Groomsman was cousin of the groom, Jackson Batten of Huntsville and the Ring Bearer was cousin of the groom, Caden Batten of Conroe. Ushers for the wedding included, cousins of the bride, Dusty Blum of College Station, Cody Blum of Bryan, and Jordan Blum of Bryan.
The music for the ceremony was provided by the groom's sister, Shana Batten and pianist Debbie Heidemann of Brenham. Scripture readers were Shana Batten and Bridget Batten, sisters of the groom. House party members included cousin of the bride, Heather Blum of College Station, friends of the bride, Paige Wiese of College Station, Kendall Liesmann of Houston, and Sara Smith of Houston.
Jamie is a 2005 graduate of Bryan High School, a 2011 graduate of Blinn College with a n Associate's in Nursing, and a 2013 graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor's in Nursing.
Blake is a 2006 graduate of Bryan High School and a 2011 graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor's in Agriculture Economics.
Following their honeymoon to Grenada, Jamie and Blake reside in Bryan, Texas where Jamie is a registered nurse at The Physicians Centre Hospital and Blake is a project manager at Batten Drilling, Inc.