Aug. 3, 2014 at 3:03 a.m.
Stephen and Barbara Rath of Cuero, Texas and Mike and Gaye Spivey of Parks, Arizona are pleased to announce the nuptials of their children Christin Elaine Rath and Joshua Cole Spivey of College Station. The double ring ceremony was held on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Zion Lutheran Church in Arneckeville. The Bride's grandfather, Rev. Jeffrey Thompson officiated.
The bride is the granddaughter of Rev. Jeff and Sharon Thompson of Nordheim and the late Mr. and Mrs. Newton and Kay Rath of Cuero. The Groom is the grandson of Mr. Olan Spivey of Buffalo and the late Ruby Spivey. Deceased grandparents were honored by having long stem roses placed in reserved seats.
Kaci Bailiff of Magnolia served as matron of honor and bridesmaids were Ashley Brzozowski and Brittney Schlenker of Cuero, and Samantha Beaird of Houston.
Aidan and Grant Lowers, cousins of the bride served as ring bearers. Corby Watson of Bryan served as best man. Groomsmen were Wacey Wilke of College Station, Brady Bell of Houston and Cody Stewart of Marquez. Honorary groomsman was LCpl Chance A. Rath USMC, cousin of the bride currently deployed in Afghanistan.
Ushering guests were Cody Rath, brother of the bride of Cuero, Logan Rath, cousin of the bride of College Station and Stephen Hodge of College Station.
Ethne Ferrell cousin of the bride handed bulletins to the wedding guests as they entered the church. Laurie Rath, aunt of the bride of College Station read special scriptures.
The Bride is a 2007 graduate of Cuero High school and a 2012 graduate of Texas A&M University in College Station with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ag Economics-Finance. She is currently employed as a Financial Accountant by Texas A&M Agrilife Research in College Station.
The Groom is a 2004 graduate of Leon High School in Jewett, TX and a 2008 graduate of Northern Arizona University with a Bachelors in Business Administration. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. And is currently employed in the Oil and Gas Industry.
The happy couple will reside in College Station, Texas."