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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Jan. 20

50th Celebration, Couple's Shower, Birthday Party, Follies Friends
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: January 20, 2013


Party: Members of the St. Anthony Hospital Foundation celebrated “50 years of success,” as noted on the party invitation, at a party at the Devon Energy Center. They invited donors to celebrate the anniversary.

Party favors/flower arrangements: Miniature bottles of Champagne and chocolate truffles were party favors and bouquets of yellow calla lilies decorated the tables.

Seen: Judy Love, Lori and Joe Hodges, Kim and Michael Beaver, Denise and Dr. Jim Brinkworth, Larry Nichols, Sherry and Tim Rhodes, Barbara Brou, Lisa and Tony Vaughn, Karen and Rob Luke, Dr. Gigi Toma, Tom Wolfe, James Pickel, Debby and Paul Dudman, Jamie and Clay Farha, Linda and Duke Ligon, Tish and Mike Milligan and Susan and Dr. James Wendelken.


Dinner/shower: Beth Cook and Corey McCauley were honored at a dinner and couple's shower at Mamasita's. A taco bar was set up, complete with salsas and layered dips.

Theme: “Let's Fiesta.” Centerpieces were sunflowers and colorful monogrammed orange and hot pink napkins added to the decor.

Hosts: Cathy and Mike Cross, Kelly Daviee, Susan and Carl Edwards, Amy and Eddie Edwards, Cyndi and Jim David, Shelley and Kent Studebaker, Marilyn and Jack Henley, Debbie and Ron McCord, Leslie Kidd, Mary and J. Robert Reneau and Gwen and Jack Vollbrecht.

Gift: The hosts gave the engaged couple, who will be married in April, a William Yeoward cake stand.

Guests: Ann and Zane Fleming, Johnson Edwards, Elaine and Chris Anderson, Katie O'Brien, Adam Goodrich, Mary Lynn Fryer, Hallie and Henley Sims, Jordan Kelley, Liz and Campbell Black, Anne and Jeff McQueen, Elizabeth and Tyler Holland and Jill Myatt and Trey Marler.


Birthday party: Bill Brown and Jim Markey were honorees at a 75th birthday party given by Mary Ann Markey, Susan Whittington, Marianne Brown and Kirsten Cash (wives and daughters of the guests of honor). The event was in the home of Kirsten and Ross Cash.

Cake/decorations: The cake had a photo of both of the honorees, and decorations included photos of them and fun facts from 1938.

by Helen Ford Wallace
Society Editor
Helen Ford Wallace is a columnist covering society-related events/news for The Oklahoman. She puts local parties online with daily updates. She creates, maintains and runs a Parties blog which includes web casts. She is an online web editor for...
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