Chris and Michelle Sparks, of Sedalia, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Sparks, of Sedalia, to Samuel Bishop, of Sedalia. He is the son of John and Charlotte Bishop, of Sedalia.
The future bride is a 2011 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School and received an Associates degree in Business from State Fair Community College in 2013. She currently works in Sedalia.
The future groom is a 2010 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School and currently works as a research associate at Xceligent in Sedalia.
A 2015 Christmas wedding is being planned.