Bringing Bates star Josie Bates happily married Kelton Balka in a romantic ceremony in Tennessee
Bringing Up Bates star Josie is now married.The reality star married Kelton Balka in an outdoor ceremony overlooking the Great Smoky Mountains at Cove Lake State Park in Caryville, Tennessee on Friday.Josie, 19, opted for a long-sleeved lace ensemble as she said 'I do' to Kelton, 23.Josie's ensemble was cinched in at the waist and fell out into a long train.The stunning gown was made by Project Runway season 5 winner, Leanne Marshall.She sported a green leafy flower crown and had her blonde locks effortlessly styled out over her shoulders into loose waves.The beauty's makeup was kept simple with blushed cheeks and a nude lip.The ceremony was initially scheduled for a 3pm start, but was pushed back to 4pm.The bride's father, Pastor Gil Bates, officiated the ceremony alongside Mike Fox.Photos also show Gill walking his little girl down the aisle in a taupe colored suit.Kelton and his groomsmen were dressed in white shirts with grey colored tuxes.Their looks consisted of suspenders and burgundy floral ties with the groom also seen with a matching vest.Us Weekly also reported that Josie's sisters Erin Paine, 27, and Tori, 23, were also involved in the mnuptials, performing music on the piano and violin, repectively.They also revealed that as per family tradition, their brother Lawson, 26, wrote and performed a song for the newlyweds.Josie's sisters Alyssa Webster, 23, served as the matron of honor with other siblings Katie, 18, and Carlin, 20, as bridesmaids.Other bridesmaids included Josie's sister-in-law Whitney Bates (who's married to brother Zach, 29), Kelton's elder sister Ariana and her friend Makayla Landrum.And over in the grooms party, new brother-in-law Bobby Smith (who's married to Tori) acted as the best man with other brother-in-law Trace, 21, and his brother Grant Balka as well as friends John Whitney and Jayman Yant all serving as groomsmen.Us Weekly reports that following the nuptials, which were attended by several Duggar family members including: Jim, Michelle, Josh, Anna, Jedediah, Joy-Anna and Jackson, guests were encouraged to join in on a game of volleyball and tennis.A few nibbles were served at the time, including chips, cheese balls and sandwiches, as well as wedding cake make by Josie's Aunty Kay.Taking to her Instagram account at the end of last month, Josie revealed she had picked up her marriage licence at the Knox County Clerk Office.The loved up couple first began dating in January this year before getting engaged in June.'I cannot wait to marry the love of my life Couldn't have dreamed of a more sentimental engagement,' sweetly wrote Josie on Instagram.'Kelton put so much time into planning and making sure every little detail was perfect and it felt like a dream.Can’t wait to do forever with you, babe.'.