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Parties Extra!---Dr. Ross Cash is surprised at a party celebrating his 40th birthday!

by Helen Ford Wallace Published: September 24, 2012


McKenna,11, Lorelei, 6, and Tierney,9, Cash, front; Kirsten, Ross and Brecken,3, Cash celebrate Ross Cash’s birthday. (Photo by David Faytinger).

Lorelei and Tierney Cash wait for guests to arrive. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

Tierney Cash, Lorelei Cash, Stephanie Cash Rojas, Kirsten Cash wait for the honoree. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

Ross and Brecken Cash, Tierney Cash, McKenna Cash, Judy Cash-Balzer were excited to surprise Ross Cash. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

Kirsten and Ross Cash, Tierney Cash, Judy Cash-Balzer at the front door. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

 Kirsten Cash surprised her husband Dr. Ross Cash with a 40th birthday dinner in their home. 80 friends and relatives surprised him as he walked in the front door with his cousin, Rick Howard, after they attended a football game.

Posted on the walls were pictures of the honoree through the years and “Fads and Firsts from the 1970’s,” a list of which included skateboards, food processors, walkman, video arcade games.

Barbecued beef was served to the guests along with beer and wine. Cookies with M&M’s were served and party favors included Ross Cash’s favorite Sweet Tarts. A compact disc of music from 1972 was also given to guests.

Bill and Marianne Brown, Karen Brown, Farooq Khan were at the party. (Photo by David Faytinger).

Holly Smith, Carl Rojas, Stephanie Cash Rojas, Judy Cash-Balzer, Jerre Blythe, Rick Howard were in on the surprise. (Photo by David Faytinger).

Mary Ann Markey, Bill Brown, Sherri Brown celebrate. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

John Brown, Barbara Brown, Pete Brown, McKenna Cash, Mary Ann Markey, Karen Brown, Farooq Khan, Bill Brown were at the dinner and surprise birthday party. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

Susan and Curt Wagner ( background), Tierney Cash, Marianne Brown celebrated at the birthday. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

Father Paul Gallatin and Bill Brown enjoy the event. (Photo by Helen Ford Wallace).

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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