Miss Jennifer Eileen Grove and Mr. Blake
Edward Mitchell were united in marriage at six in the
evening on Saturday March 18, at Christ United Methodist
Church, Sugar Land, TX. The Rev. Jeff McDonald officiated
the double-ring ceremony. A reception, dinner, and dance
followed at Safari Texas Lodge.
Jennifer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Kevin Grove of Sugar Land, TX. She is the granddaughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Shanks of Alice, TX. and Mr. Duane Grove
of Houston, TX. Blake is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie
Mitchell of Sugar Land, TX. He is the grandson of Mrs. Melba
Mitchell of Houston, TX. and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Lovelace of
The bride, given in marriage by her
parents and escorted by her father, wore a white satin
strapless asymmetrical a-line gown with a split lace-up
corset back. The gown featured white seed pearls, Swarovski
crystals and sequins accented by a scalloped lace on the
bodice and an apron back, complete with a chapel train. To
make her gown unique, the bride used a hot pink ribbon to
lace up the back. She wore an elbow length veil edged with
crystals and pearls that was accented by a tiara. She
carried a hand tied bouquet of pink peonies, green hypericum
berries, hot pink hydrangeas, and green cymbidium orchids.
Serving as Maid of Honor was Melanie
Grove of Sugar Land, sister of the bride. Bridesmaids were
Jackie Graves, Kendra Lemmons, Christina Koehl, Lauren
Wells, and Courtney Simeone, all of Sugar Land. They wore
black satin tea length dresses. The Flower Girl was Sydney
Bryant of Katy, TX. The Best Man was Chris Mitchell of Sugar
Land, brother of the groom. Groomsmen were Lance Mitchell
and Chris Graves of Sugar Land, Thomas Avinger of Katy, TX,
Walker Walmus of Austin, TX, and Ben Mayer of Denton, TX.
Travis McLarty and Nick Huth, both of Sugar Land served as
ushers. The Ring Bearer was Dylan Bryant of Katy, TX.
Jennifer is a graduate of Clements High
School and received her B. S. degree in Early Childhood
Education from Texas Tech University. She is currently
employed by Lamar Consolidated ISD. Blake is a graduate of
Dulles High School and received an associate degree in sound
engineering from South Plains College. He is currently
employed by Internacional Realty.
Blake and Jennifer Mitchell will reside
in Richmond, TX.