The Bates household has grown by one! Carlin Bates, daughter of Bringing Up Bates stars Gil and Kelly Jo Bates, tied the knot with Evan Stewart on Saturday, Could 25, Us Weekly solely confirms.
Gil served as one of many twosome’s marriage ceremony officiants, with all 18 of the bride’s brothers and sisters — Zach, Michaella, Erin, Lawson, Nathan, Alyssa, Tori, Hint, Josie, Katie, Jackson, Warden, Isaiah, Addalle, Ellie, Callie, Judson and Jeb — serving as matrons of honor, bridesmaids, flower ladies, groomsmen, ushers and ring bearers. Pleasure-Anna Duggar was additionally within the bridal celebration, appearing as considered one of Carlin’s bridesmaids. About 500 company had been in attendance to see Carlin stroll down the aisle to “Lavender Blue.”
Carlin, 21, shared her love story on the couple’s marriage ceremony web site forward of their nuptials. “All of it started within the fall of 2016, when my mom was requested to talk at a Girls’ Convention on the Stewart’s church! Evan simply occurred to be one of many servers for the convention!” she wrote.
The TV character, who was learning for midterms on the time, revealed she made the primary transfer, addressing Stewart, 24, after he repeatedly handed by. “I seen he was nervous and ultimately mentioned, ‘Nicely aren’t you going to say, ‘Hello’?’ He blushed and we chatted briefly,” she recalled.
The following day, Carlin’s future partner took the lead after her household was invited to lunch with the Stewarts. “My sister Erin … informed Evan she would like to have him as a brother-in-law, smirking and pointing at me! He mentioned, ‘Nicely, I’m out there!’”
She concluded, “He’s my greatest good friend I can hardly wait to spend eternally by his facet!”
The couple obtained engaged within the fall of 2018 with a vacation spot engagement in Maine that Stewart deliberate with assist from Erin.
Carlin informed Knox Information in January that it was particularly thrilling to her to be engaged similtaneously her sister Josie, 19, who married Kelton Balka in October. “It gave us a standard curiosity,” she informed the outlet. “Staying up late, speaking about our fiancés and about weddings and different frequent subjects saved us laughing and actually gave us a variety of enjoyable sister time. I feel as we glance again at these late nights we’re going to understand how particular it was to get to share in these experiences.”
The truth star additionally revealed to the publication that she and Evan will quickly be shifting to Nashville, the place Stewart works as an electrician apprentice: “I’m tremendous enthusiastic about beginning a house with him there.”
The Bringing Up Bates child specials will air on UPtv on Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET by way of June 20.
With reporting by Brody Brown
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