May 12, 2012 was the wedding day of Richie and Amanda Schlueter. Family and friends gathered to witness and share a unique country wedding. The wedding took place at Curryville Baptist Church.
Standing with Richie were his best men David Sanders and Allen Wright. Groomsmen were LeRoy Schlueter, Jay Van Boening, Stevie Brookshier, Shane Brookshier, Mike Smith, Donald Perkins, Brandon Nutt, and Trevor Vallier. Ushers were Blake Horn, Tommy Poyner, and Justin Meyers. Guests were greeted by Dayton Sanders and Andrew Meyer with program’s attendant Adriana Schlueter.
Joining Amanda on her special day was maid-of-honor Ashley Schlueter. Bridesmaids were Amanda Ingram, Ashley Boyd, Marilyn Horn, Tina Baumbach, Jessica Poyner, Jessi Van Boening, Shelby Burnett, and Erin Hansen. Junior bridesmaids were Kiah Cockrell and Madilyn Ingram. Ring bearers Kellen Jr. and Karter Cockrell carried horseshoes with the rings attached. The flower girl, Taylor Ingram, joined them.
Elaine Brookshier coordinated the wedding party.
Escorting Amanda in memory of her father was Gary Giltner.
Music was provided by Marilyn Schlueter, mother of the groom, Mary Rose Scott, and Marla Schultz, aunts of the groom.
A special dedication was a song by Marilyn Schlueter, “The Broken Road,” from Amanda to Richie.
All eyes were on the bride and groom throughout the ceremony, as the evidence of a loving, unique theme was carried throughout the service.
At the end of the wedding service, Richie scooped up the bride and carried her in his arms down the aisle.
A reception followed at the Bowling Green Fairgrounds with music by Steve Brookshier and Lewis Clark. The hall continued the country western theme throughout. The couple resides in Curryville.