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Birthday party in Oklahoma City

by Helen Ford Wallace Modified: May 17, 2013 at 12:19 pm •  Published: June 24, 2009


Barb Shrago, Karen Swyden, Judy Austin, Dixie Jensen, Marcia Crook, Judie Steelman were at Austin’s 60th birthday party. (Photo by David Faytinger).

Judy Austin celebrated her 60th birthday recently.  She and husband Sanford planned  a party in their  backyard. They have been working on the garden for two years and it  features a waterfall and water garden.

Centerpieces were orchids and koi fish swimming around in vases. The fish were added to the water garden at the end of the evening.

Chocolate bars and water bottles labeled “Sassy at Sixty.” The birthday cake also had that saying on it. Vegetables and skewers of meat were arranged artistically on the buffet table.

Guests included  Judie Steelman, Dixie Jensen, Barb and Stan Shrago, Marcia Crook, Larry Clinton, Anita and Charles Marcus, Carolyn and David and Sam Abrams, Maxine Austin, Roberta and Sonny Jackman, Karen Swyden, Suzanne Owens, Ashley Parrish, Tim Fields, Eddie Walker, Susan and Mark Robertson, Jerry Jennings, Peggy McMillen, Chloe and Hank Wahl, Becky and Don Sable, Sarah Sagran, Mike Belanger, Stacey and Eric Stiglets and Ann and Jack Taylor.

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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