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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Aug. 26

Send-off Party, Birthday Party, Wedding Shower, Engagement Party
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: August 26, 2012

/articleid/3703897/1/pictures/1808344">Photo - Isabella Muniz, 6, Mrs. Oklahoma Joy Rose Murphy, Chloe Stubbs, 6.  PHOTOS BY DAVID FAYTINGER, FOR THE OKLAHOMAN
Isabella Muniz, 6, Mrs. Oklahoma Joy Rose Murphy, Chloe Stubbs, 6. PHOTOS BY DAVID FAYTINGER, FOR THE OKLAHOMAN

Flowers: Several bouquets of roses and daisies decorated the Wine Room and the honoree wore a yellow rose corsage.


Shower: A wedding shower for Julie Ruffin and Evan DeWalt was held at JRB Art at the Elms. The engaged couple will be married in October.

Framed: As the location was at the art gallery with pictures of the couple, the theme was “Julie and Evan, A Picture Perfect Couple.” Guests had their photos taken framed by an empty picture frame.

Special touches: A string quartet greeted guests at the art gallery entrance. Pink and orange flowers, pink and orange napkins, pink and orange beverage containers added to the décor and the bride-to-be wore a pink and orange dress.

Hosts: Janie and Bob Carter, Vicki and Jim Connelly, Gina and Jerry Ellis, Joanie and Blair Holmboe, Kathy and Fred Kempf, Jenne and Curt Knudsen, Teresa and Tom Leutkemeyer, Penny and John McCaleb, Suzy and Paul Merritt, Manda and Mark Ruffin, Jane and Rick Ronck, Carole and Frank Thompson and Leanne and Keith Waddell.

Seen: Drew DeWalt, Barbara and Steve Young, Jane and Mike Webb, Judy and Bob Neville, Andie and Rusty Caston, Jana and Davie Herritt and Joe Ruffin.


What: An engagement party was held honoring Laura Lester and Stuart Haggard. They will have a spring wedding.

Who/where: Hosts were his parents, Stacey and Chris Haggard, in their home.

Who else: Party guests included family members and close friends including Linda and Boyd Lester, Jennifer Garey, Elizabeth and Christopher Haggard, Nicholas Haggard, Tyler Morey, Jessica Brown, Robbie Haggard, Crosby Dyke, Shelly Quimby and Lynn Quimby.

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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