Christine Kelly Brock and Joseph Ross Tarwater were united in marriage on July 9, 2010, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Littleton, Colo. The nuptial Mass was officiated by the Rev. Alvaro Montero. Following the wedding a reception was held at Arrowhead Golf Club, Littleton, Colo.
Parents of the bride are Ben Brock and Kathleen Cody, Centennial, Colo. The groom is the son of Don and Nancy Tarwater, Dodge City, and the grandson of Etta and the late John Tarwater, Topeka, and Mary and the late Anthony Korte, Arkansas City.
Maid of honor was Lauren Brock, Centennial, Colo., sister of the bride. Amanda Hays, Lenexa, Alexis Linger, Denver, and Sara Morey, Salt Lake City, Utah, friends of the bride, served as attendants.
Best man was Michael Tarwater, Chicago, Ill., brother of the groom. Jeff Larkin, Omaha, Neb., and Jon Korte, Kansas City, Mo., cousins of the groom, and Bill Finnell, Lenexa, friend of the groom, served as ushers.
Shannon McCormack, Chicago, and Rebecca Finnell, Lenexa attended the guest book. Alexandria Kantor served as flower girl, and Trevor Kantor was ring bearer.
The bride is a graduate of the University of Kansas, holding a degree in early childhood education. She is employed as a nanny full time in the Kansas City area. The groom graduated from the University of Kansas with a doctorate in pharmacy and is a pharmacist in the Kansas City area.
Following a wedding trip to Vail, Colo., the couple now lives in Prairie Village.