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

Farewell Party, Baby Shower, Brunch, Send-Off Party, Art Reception
by Helen Ford Wallace Published: August 5, 2012

/articleid/3697933/1/pictures/1791852">Photo - Brian Davis, Carole Kelley, Lela and Mark Sullivan.  PHOTOS BY DAVID FAYTINGER, FOR THE OKLAHOMAN
Brian Davis, Carole Kelley, Lela and Mark Sullivan. PHOTOS BY DAVID FAYTINGER, FOR THE OKLAHOMAN

Sooner barbecue: John R. McKee was host of a “Sooner Barbecue” in Santa Fe, N.M., July 4. The 65 guests were members of the University of Oklahoma Alumni Club of Santa Fe which is made up of alumni who have permanent or vacation homes in Santa Fe. There were also some alumni members vacationing in the area.

Speaker: J.P. Audas, OU's associate vice president for Alumni Development, made brief comments.

Guests: Harrylou Egolf, Kay Bonebrake, Payton George, Vickie and Abbott Sparks, J.P. Audas, Pat Sanford, Jim Finney, Judy and Jack Bryan, Judy Richardson, Alexandra and Mike Ward, Carol and Jeff Hirzel, Penn Rabb III, Cheryl and Peter Soliz, Kathy and Guy Cronquist, Dora and Retired. Maj. Gen. Van Horn, Tom Nance, Jack Bryan, Veronica Quintaner Mares, Cynthia Titus, Jane and Tom Meaders, Pama and Mike Palmer, Jim Derryberry.


Who/why: A party honored David Hill Jr., son of Shannon Hill and David Hill Sr., prior to his departure for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He reported July 2 for seven weeks of cadet basic training before the start of the academic year.

Where and who else: The party was in the Hill home, and there were 120 guests.


Event: Linda and Ken Howell and Randel Shadid were hosts for an opening reception for 22 works by Kenny McKenna, painter of western landscapes.

Partygoers: Lynn and Mike Kelly, Lela and Mark Sullivan, Anne and Bill Johnstone, Polly and Larry Nichols, Rita and Al Dearmon, Sally and Jeff Starling, Barbara Watson, Judy Jordan, Anne and Barry Gray, Mary and Riley Fitzhugh, Nancy and Joe Bradley, Bette Jo and Frank Hill, Dana Shadid and Jim Bruce.

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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