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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc.: Jan. 5

10th Anniversary Party, Bridesmaid's Luncheon, Holiday Party, Pre-Wedding Event, Pirate's Party, Christmas Party
by Helen Ford Wallace Modified: January 3, 2014 at 6:00 pm •  Published: January 5, 2014


Anniversary: Holly and Clay Healey celebrated their 10th anniversary with a party at The Coach House. The invitation to the party said in part, “It's bound to be great! You so know it will. It's the last day to play ‘fore the Christmas Drill. Valets will be working whatever the weather, so we can MAKE MAGIC on this night together.”

Entertainment: Simon Winthrop, Las Vegas entertainer, was on tap for the evening and the crowd enjoyed his magic tricks and mental expertise. Michael Kleid played saxophone.

Decorations: Decor for the party was red and silver. Red Roses were centerpieces and silver snowflakes hung from the ceiling.

Guests: Family and friends at the party included Sue Healey, Ann Alspaugh, Ann and Burns Hargis, Melinda and Paul Cox, Casey and Hugh Killblane, Barbara and Bud Beeler, Connell and Cliff Branan, Penny and John McCaleb, Jenny and David Kallenberger, Renee and Steve Knox, Renee and Dennis Kissler, Susan and GW Davis, Lela and Mark Sullivan, Debbie and Michael Cox, Natalie and Chad Stanford, Bobbie and Stephan Asper, Beth and Travis Hamilton, Carol Solomon, Randy Polk, Amanda and Martin Howell, Valerie Farabee, Elizabeth Farabee, Trey Healey, Melissa Spears, Chase Healey.


Bridesmaid's lunch: Macy Beeler, who married Matt Smith on Dec. 21, was honored at a luncheon at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Hostesses were Barbara Beeler, Lucy Beeler, Kay Blake and Kathy Griffin.

Tables: Crystal bowls held bouquets of red roses and Christmas greenery. Napkin rings were sprigs of greenery and holly berries. Lunch was chicken crepes and individual creme brulees.

Special touch: Guests had Champagne in front of a huge fireplace in the Great Hall before dining in the Regency Room.


Party: Candy and Bob Reece entertained at a holiday party in their home. Candy greeted guests in a Christmas green peplum top with matching silk pants and a holiday necklace with colorful stones.

Menu/Decor: The home was decorated for Christmas and food from Kyle Anderson included tenderloin, ham, smoked salmon, cheese trays, artichoke dip and sweet treats.

At the party: Guests included Christy and Jim Everest, Judy and Tom Love, Nancy and George Records, Polly and Larry Nichols, Penny and Dee Replogle, Nancy and Bob Ellis, Brenda and Tom McDaniel, Susan Parker, Drew Neville, Fanny Bolen, Martha and Ron Bradshaw, Susan and Carl Edwards, Millie and Johnson Hightower, Lynn and Mike Kelly, Karen and Rob Luke, Penny and John McCaleb, Kim and David Rainbolt, Libby and Morton Payne, Kirk and Royce Hammons, Lexy and Houston Huffman, Chris and Gary Purcell, Pam and Bill Shdeed, Susan and Peter Hoffman, Joan Gilmore, Sara and Rob Northwood, Bette and Jim MacKellar, Cindi and Mike Shelby, Linda and Bill Rodgers, Nancy Muenzler, Sue and Gary Homsey, Kon Keesee, Judy Jordan, Barbara Watson, Laurie and Jim Hyde, Jennifer Willis, Gennie Johnson, Becky and David McCubbin, Marilyn and Bud Meade, Barbara and Bud Beeler, Joy and Jerry Richardson, Jan and Dick Parker, Beth and Ed Wells, Annie Bohanon, Henry Browne, Jane and Paul Austin, Betty Ann and Jerry Furseth, Rhonda and Dick Hefton, Ann and Zane Fleming, Cathy and Mike Cross, Kaye and Ed Cook and Mary and Dick Clements.


Festive party: Juliana Samara and Spencer Simon were honorees at a pre-wedding party in the home of Tracey and Rick Brown. Co-hosts were Karen and Rob Braver, Lucinda and David Huffman, Sherrie and Jim Kite, Mary and J. Robert Reneau, Gayla and Tom Stapleton and Suzie Viele.

Theme: The hosts used a romantic theme with candles throughout the house, including the stairway. Long-stemmed roses were in the living room, dining room and entryway. Guests were asked to come dressed “mysteriously romantic,” prompting many to wear black.

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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