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Nelsons entertain for engaged couple

by Helen Ford Wallace Published: March 21, 2009

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Susie Nelson and Joanna Souders talk at the event. Joanna and Ryan Nelson are engaged and Susie and Jay Nelson entertained at an afternoon party in their honor. (Photos by Helen Ford Wallace).

Susie and Jay Nelson invited friends and family members to come over to meet Joanna Souders who is engaged to their son Ryan Nelson. The wedding will be May 9th in Dallas.

The party was held in the Nelson home where a raffia heart with white satin ribbons decorated the front door. The Nelsons created a game sheet for the guests to play to learn more details about the couple.

Among the party guests were  Carolyn and Tom Hall, Lela and Mark Sullivan, Penny Replogle, Ann and Burns Hargis, Marilyn Balyeat, Jean and Larry Lucas, Gayle and Barney Semtner, Karen and Dick Lynn, Kevin Nelson, Kitty and Dick Champlin, Richard Mildren, Martin Stringer, Kay Oliver, Janie and Paul Kimball, Karen and Earl Ingram, Matt and Becky Lucas, Laura and Jeremy Webb, Mari and Dean Imel, SoRelle and Don Fitzgerald, John Semtner, Anne and Bruce Crum and Sue Ann and Dudley Hyde.

Jay Nelson, Joanna Souders and Ryan Nelson were at the party.

Burns and Ann Hargis and Marilyn Balyeat congratulate the couple.

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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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