Emily Draffen and Stephen Garrett were united in marriage on May 17th, 2014 in the rose garden of the Memphis Botanic Garden.
Parents of the couple are Chris and Margaret Draffen of Reinbeck, and Mark and Cathy Garrett of New Albany, Miss.
Officiating the ceremony was Rev. Matthew Draffen, uncle of the bride. Maid of honor was Sarah Draffen, sister of the bride, and bridesmaids were Jaclyn Suffel of Memphis, and Joyce Payer of Des Moines.
Best man was Ben Garrett and Groomsman was Daniel Garrett, brothers of the groom.
Music was provided by Joyce Payer on viola. Soloists were Sarah Draffen and Chris Draffen.
Emily is a graduate of G-R High School & Drake University in Des Moines. Stephen is a graduate of the University of Mississippi.
Following a honeymoon to Paris and London, the couple currently resides in Memphis, Tenn. They will be relocating to Chicago, Ill. in September to pursue their acting careers.