PITTSBORO, N.C. - Christine Stephens and Chris Jardis were united in marriage during a garden wedding ceremony that took place at Fearrington Village in Pittsboro, N.C. Dr. Lillian Back of Ann Arbor presided over the nuptials.
Christine is the daughter of Barbara Stephens and Jeff Stephens of Raleigh, N.C. The son of Cheryl and Terry Jardis of Escanaba, Chris is a 1996 graduate of Escanaba High School.
Both Christine and Chris studied English as undergraduates and met while pursuing their master's degree in business administration at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Christine and Chris Jardis
Christine is employed as a senior manager for electronic medical records firm, Allscripts, and Chris is a senior manager for the real estate services firm, Jones Lang LaSalle.
Attending the couple were Christine's brother, Dr. Kevin Chatham-Stephens, and Chris' sister, Alana Hentges.
Flower girls were the couple's nieces, Sage Chatham-Stephens and Calla Hentges. Ring bearers were Kai Chatham-Stephens and Andrew Peacock.
The newlyweds are making their home in Raleigh.