Kristin Knight of Palestine and Cody Deitz of Nederland were married July 23 at Woodlands United Methodist Church of The Woodlands.
The Rev. Rob Renfroe of The Woodlands performed the ceremony. Vows were exchanged before an altar surrounded in stained glass in the Mediterranean styled Cathedral chapel.
Parents of the bride are Stephen C. Knight and Cecilia Webb, both of Palestine, and parents of the groom are Stephanie and Billy Deitz of Nederland.
Escorted by her father, the bride wore a bridal gown by the designer Watters. The gown was a re-embroidered lace sweetheart cut with rouched body. The gown was complimented by a rhinestone embellished sash.
The bride carried a bouquet of beautiful mix of purple lisianthus, miniature and garden roses, purple orchids and purple callas.
Attending the bride was maid of honor Lacey Knight of Kyle and matron of honor was Jennifer Allen of Ft. Worth. Both were sisters of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Sarah Frey of Bastrop, Heather Hyatt of Midland, Jessica Jenkins of Palestine, Sheala Martin of Dallas, Andrah Martinez of Bastrop and Emily Steel of Conroe.
Attendants wore a short, y-neck lapis charmeuse dress with a bubble hem style.
Their bouquets were a smaller version of the bride’s bouquet.
Flower girl was Kamryn Allen of Ft. Worth.
Ring bearers were Jayden and Kade Allen of Ft. Worth.
Best man was AJ Delage, friend of the groom, of Nederland.
Groomsmen were Brian Butler of Nederland, Dustin Hood of Nederland, Brock Lemire of Tyler, Kevin McManus of Caldwell and Ryan Thompson, Bryce Vines and Justin Walker, all of Nederland.
Ushers were Drew Cain of Mexia, Peyton Cain of Corsicana and Dusten Moore of Beaumont.
Providing music was Eric Gundersen of The Woodlands.
A reception hosted by families of the bride and groom was held at The Woodlands Resort.
House party members included Christan Deitz, sister of the groom.
Following a wedding trip to Riviera Maya, the couple will reside in Nederland.
The bride is a Texas A&M University graduate and is currently a first grade teacher.
The groom is a Texas A&M graduate and is currently a project manager for a construction company.