Emily Gail Jordan and Christopher Martin Rhodes were married June 13, 2009, at the Art United Methodist Church, Art, Texas. Emily is the daughter of Max and Jan Jordan of Mason, Texas and the granddaughter of Sterling and Carlita Jordan. Christopher is the son of Dale and Nancy Rhodes of Lovington, New Mexico and the grandson of Mrs. Loraine Smith.
The noon ceremony was performed by the groom’s father. Lee Jordan, the brides brother read the scripture and Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Orr, friends of the couple, sang “Made For You’ by Watermark, they were accompanied by Kay Williams, professor of music at Abilene Christian University.
The bride was attended by Caryn Carroll as maid of honor, a college friend, as well as Tish Harris and Tamara Wobig, cousin of the bride, as bridesmaids. Mallory Perkins the brides cousin was flower girl. Each attendant choose their own style of dress make from sapphire blue fabric they carried bouquets of light blue hydrangea accented with green ribbons.
The bride wore an Alfred Angleo original of ivory shiphone over satin. The strapless gown featured assimetrical shirring at the waist accented with pearls and beading. She carried an arrangement of blue, white, and violet hydrangeas accented with ivory ribbon.
The groom was served by best man Matthew Harris a college friend. The groomsmen were Kyle Orr and Luke Cummings also friends of the groom. The ring bearer was Austin Perkins cousin of the bride. Serving as ushers were: Lee Jordan, Kurt Hoffman, Taylor Wobig, and Andy Song.
A lunchon was served following the ceremony at the Richard Eckert Civic Center in Mason to family and friends.
Following a trip to Orlando, Florida, the happy couple will be at home in Abilene where the groom is employed by Abilene Christian University in the computer technology and audiovisual department. The bride will complete her masters in library information sciences with the University of North Texas as well as planning to obtaining a masters in music in the future.