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Scott and Julie Cumbie, Kiley Bush, Mark Adams, Kelly and Chris Fry. [PHOTOS PROVIDED]
Scott and Julie Cumbie, Kiley Bush, Mark Adams, Kelly and Chris Fry. [PHOTOS PROVIDED]

HONORING KILEY AND MARK

Wedding shower: Kiley Bush and Mark Adams were honored at a wedding shower in the home of Julie and Scott Cumbie, of Edmond. Co-hosts were Kelly and Chris Fry. The engaged couple will be married Feb. 23 in Los Cabos, Mexico. The table centerpiece included tropical plants and flowers including several types of orchids

People: Among the party guests were the couple’s parents, Karen and Chuck Cooley, Carol Ann Bush, and Julie and Mike Adams.

Scott and Julie Cumbie, Kiley Bush, Mark Adams, Kelly and Chris Fry. [PHOTOS PROVIDED]

Mike and Julie Adams, Kiley Bush, Mark Adams, Carol Ann Bush, Karen and Chuck Cooley.

PARTY WITH HEART

Valentine’s party: Junior League sustaining members met at an event hosted by Linda Garrett, Matilda Clements and Betsy Berry. The Valentine’s party featured door prizes won by Susie Nelson, SoRelle Fitzgerald, Mary Sims, Penny McCaleb, Sody Clements and Sally Stringer.

Seen: Among the 120 people attending were Judy Savage, Nancy Ellis, Myrla Pierson, Tina Beal, Candy Ainsworth, Susan Bennett, Barbara Eskridge, Gayle Semtner, Kitty Duncan, Marsha Zahn, Margaret Ringwald, Judy Jordan, Donna Vogel, Kathy Walker, Lisa Elder, Maria Abbott, Susan Carr, Carol Troy, Mary Price, Linda Klos, Sherry Sullivan, Beth Tolbert, Carey Sue Vega, Adelaide Liedtke, Christi Coyle, Sarah Frank, Marian Kiker, Peg Malloy, Lee Ann Nordin, Christi Reiger, Hilarie Blaney, Terry Bradley, Judy Mee, Kay Musser, Kay Oliver, Wendy Simpson, Carol Taylor and Kaye Adams.

Hearts and flowers: An antique red cut to clear glass Bohemian vase held a huge bouquet of red roses as the centerpiece for a table filled with heart cookies, tea sandwiches, chocolate-covered strawberries, valentine candies, mini cupcakes and dips and chips.

More hearts: Party favors were bags of tiny chocolate hearts and red heart paperweights decorated festively in bags covered with hearts and ribbons.

Debra Bair, Claudia Robertson, Suzanne Bockus and Linda Slawson. [PHOTO PROVIDED]

Jane White and Karen Luke. [MARY PRICE]

Shelly Soliz. [MARY PRICE]

Nancy Coats-Ashley and Kaye Adams. [MARY PRICE]

HONORING THETAS

Luncheon: Members of Kappa Alpha Theta were at the Founders Day luncheon at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. It was the 149th year for the group. Oklahoma City Alumnae chapter members were hostesses and honored the sorority’s founders and 50-year Thetas. Chairman of the Founders’ Day event was Alexa Lienhard. Current president of the group is Emily Blake.

Honorees: Fifty-year Thetas featured in a slide program were Christa Schwab Chain, Joann Davies Graham, Bonnie Brown Jump, Cathy Heller Keating, Sally Wilber Leonard, Julie Herzel Richardson, and Patsy Anderson Rogers. Twenty-Five Year Thetas also were recognized.

Award: Kay Lynn Sturm received the Twin Stars Award, given for the first time for alumnae service.

Active members: Highlights of the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University chapters were presented by the chapter presidents.

Tabitha McCuan and Susie Kemp. [PHOTOS PROVIDED]

Sally Leonard, Patsy Fitzgerald, Christa Chain, Cathy Harned, Julie Richardson, Rosalie Riddle, Linda Barron, Joann Graham and Cathy Keating.

Kay Lynn Sturm and Jennifer Ford.

CHERISHING HISTORY

Luncheon: Members of the William Rives Chapter of Colonial Dames XVIIC met at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. Mary Meritt and Sara Memmott were hostesses.

The program: Cor Westerhoff gave a presentation on “The British Plot for West Point.”

Tables: Tables were decorated in navy blue and white. Lindt truffles set around the silver party decorations. On the menu was almond-crusted chicken, orzo pasta and apple crisp.

Rosalind Doyle Triplett, Jeanne Yerks Westerhoff, Cor Westerhoff, Teresa Ellis Cales and Diane Yancey King.

Deanna Ames, Dorothy Gray and Gail Barbre.

Mary Meritt, Jeannine Long. [PHOTOS BY KRISTEN FERATE]

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Mike and Julie Adams, Kiley Bush, Mark Adams, Carol Ann Bush, Karen and Chuck Cooley.

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Helen Ford Wallace

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... Read more ›

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