Parties Extra!



by Helen Ford Wallace Published: November 5, 2007

Parties Extra! Podcast : Listen to Ruth Meyers talk about holiday fashions

SARAH AND JEFF…Lee and Sherry Beasley, Sarah Schafer and Jeff Thompson were at the dinner and couple’s wedding shower honoring Schafer and Thompson.

The party was in the Gallardia home of the Beasleys. Co-hosts were Alice and Don Dahlgren, Beverly and Mark Funke, Gail and Mike Grady, Terri and Pat Hare, Judy and Gerald Keeton and Lana and Dave Lopez.

The house was decorated for fall and the centerpiece on the buffet table was a pumpkin topiary tree and silver candlesticks which were given to the couple by the hosts. (Photo by Steve Sisney)

SARAH AND JEFFDavid and Jane Thompson and Beverly and Mark Funke were at the party where guests included Patti and Jim West, Emily Schafer, Klare and Hank Schafer, Robyn Thompson, Katie and Matt Moore, Kathy and Ed Martin, Cheryl and Tom Hewett, Nancy and Kim Kimberling, Stan Hupfeld, Dee and Dick Dugan, Vicki and Jack Richards, Andy and MikeSnyder, Anne and Clint Stone and Lou and Jim Morris. ( Photo by Steve Sisney)

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MEET CHARLIE…Brooksley Bentley, Candace Nelson with Charlie Nelson, 3 months, and Libby Nelson with Charlotte Nelson, 6 months, visit at the party honoring Los Angeles, Calif., resident Charlie Nelson, 3 months. He was in town with parents, Candace and Charles Nelson.

Grandmother Lynda Nelson had a sip and see party in his honor. Co-hostesses were Aunt Libby Nelson and Cousin Charlotte Nelson. A car theme was used. Invitations stated “beep, beep! Charlie’s In Town” and had little cars all over.

Cookies were car-shaped and red Gerber daisies decorated the tables. Guests included Martha Bradshaw, Mara Bradshaw, Brooksley Bentley, Sally Bentley, Fanny Bolen, Shari Buxton, Toni Moses and Karen Browne. (Photo by David Faytinger).

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HONORING BARBARA... Lela Sullivan, Barbara Cooper and Kay Goebel were at the cocktail party where Barbara Cooper was honored for 15 years of loyalty and leadership for the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund. The party was in the home of Lela and Mark Sullivan.

Guests were members of the ACF executive committee and former chairmen of the Red Tie Ball. Also attending were Whitney and David Hooten, Jimi and Ken Davidson, Carol and Mac Troy, Joan Gilmore, Sarah Garcia, Sue Ann Hyde, Jim Vallion, Toni Wizenberg, Daryl Fisher, Mary Dean Streich, Darlene Shadid and Sheryl Colton.

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ANNUAL FOOD AND DRINK…Samonia Meredith, Mary Ellen Meredith, Jeff and Lisa McConnell and Leslie Blair celebrate the Halloween season with a costume party. They sent e-vites (e-mail invitations.) Samonia’s home was decorated with spider webs, pumpkins, bats, lights and a full graveyard in the front. Troy Scott created balloon animals and did some magic tricks.

Guests included Blue Clark, Sherry Sullivan, Leah Sullivan, Vikki Kembel, Ann Felton, Barbara Nichols, Franci Hart, Libby Hart, Judy Blackburn, Jonna Kirschner and Bruce Scambler, Ann and John Marshall, Peg Malloy, Scott Anderson, Dr. Bob Blackburn, Shirley and Larry Wilson, Bob Rutledge, Bob Gilliland and Patricia Lester. (Photo by David Faytinger).

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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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