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by Helen Ford Wallace Published: July 6, 2008

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Nancy Ellis and Janie Comstock talk at the party honoring Baxter Bailey and Hatch Bailey from Waco, Tx. Janie and Bill Comstock were hosts for a cocktail party honoring the visitors. The Baileys dropped by enroute to Missouri where they were picking up other family members from camp. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

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Barry and Becky Switzer and Billye and Jimmie Austin were at the dinner featuring the Switzers. The group of guests bought the dinner at the Arthritis Foundation auction in September. The party was in the Austin home . (Photo by David Faytinger).

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Jennifer and Dale Thurman Thurman celebrate the fact that she received her graduate degree from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Her parents, Gary and Joy Tucker, gave a party in their Norman, Ok., home when she arrived home from Boston, Mass., where she has been studying for a Public Policy degree.( Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

Jennifer Thurman, Joy Tucker and Judi Freyer enjoy the party given by Joy and Gary Tucker. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace). 

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Hostesses Seyan Hefner, Mary Price, Debby Dudman and Jose Freede gave a baby shower and seated luncheon for for Katie Altshuler. She and her husband Brooks Altshuler are planning for a baby boy at the end of the month. (Photo by David Faytinger).

Jerrianne Altshuler, Kristen Bohanon, Katie Altshuler, Mary Ellen Gumerson and Katie Schoenfelder attend the party for Katie Altshuler. (Photo by David Faytinger.)

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Judy and Larry Warner were at the U.S. Grant High School Class of 1958’s 50 –Year- Reunion. They enjoyed the social hour, complete with a photo slide presentation from school days. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

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J. Donald and Patricia Capra celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a party at the Skirvin Hotel. Hosts were their children Tony Capra, Dallas, and Nancy and Dr. Jay Capra, Abilene, Tx. (Photo provided).

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Nancy Nagle and Sandra Peyton talk at the poolside cocktail party honoring new neighbors. It was in the home of Sandra and Marvin Peyton. (Photo provided).

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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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