Wedding Vows Told
Allyson Hicks and Captain Charles Sample were united in marriage in a formal wedding ceremony on May 23, 2015. Pastor Louie Gallo officiated the ceremony. Pastor Louie also married the couple on Dec. 26, 2014, at their intimate Iowa State University theme wedding.
Parents of the couple are Vicki and Jeff Hicks from Newton and Judy and Richard Sample from Emmetsburg.
Maid of Honor was Monica Harford, friend of the bride.
Bridesmaids were Dena Sheffield, sister of the groom; Shannon Barclay, friend of the bride; Adel Bass, Army friend of the couple, and Megan Poczos, friend of the bride.
Best Man was Brendan Brown, friend of the groom.
Groomsmen were Andy Sheffield, brother in law of the groom; Josh Henry, friend of the groom, Bryan Bass, Army friend of the couple, and Ryan Janssen, friend of the groom.
Flower girl was Charlie Bass, friend of the couple. Ringbearer was Oliver Hicks, nephew of the bride. Bryce Bass was the Bible bearer.
Ushers were Kevin Stillman and Jake Goslar, friends of the groom.
Greeters and guest book attendants were twin cousins of the groom, Kaitlyn and Natalie Jones.
Very special music was provided by Don Biddle, Ken Kerber, Bill Crook and “ladies and gentlemen”, Mike Scott.
The couple is currently stationed at Ft Riley, KS.