Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Tuesday, August 20, 2002
Lauderdales celebrate 50th wedding anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Lauderdale will celebrate their 50th
wedding anniversary on Sept. 26. Their children chose to surprise them with
a celebration at Possum Kingdom Lake, Aug. 3.
Hosts were the couple's three sons and wives, Kent Lauderdale of San Antonio;
Rick and Ruth Lauderdale of Olney and Steve and Molly Lauderdale of Throckmorton.
Also serving as hosts were the couple's six grandchildren and spouses, Cinnimon
and Clay Stanford of Midland; Keith and Melainie Lauderdale of Artesia, N.M.;
Shelia Walker of Broken Arrow, Okla.; Tabitha and Fred Whisenant of Odessa;
Ricky Lauderdale, Jr. of Wichita Falls and B.J. Reyes of Throckmorton.
Also attending were the four great-grandchildren, Mason and Harleigh Walker
of Broken Arrow, Okla.; Jordan Lauderdale of Odessa and Cierra Stanford of
Edward "Ed" Lauderdale and Alma "Lorene" Carroll were married Sept. 26,
1952, in Lamesa.
Ed enlisted in the Army in 1948 and served with the 8 Inch Howitzer Battalion
in the Korea War.
Ed was an independent building contractor. In 1967, he taught Building
Trades at Gonzales High School for two years and in 1969 moved to Pecos where
he taught at Pecos High School for 11 years. He then continued as an independent
contractor until he retired in 1993. The couple resided in Pecos until they
moved to Olney in 1994, where they currently reside.
Lorene is a homemaker. After her sons were grown, she acquired her GED
and attended nursing school. She is still an excellent homemaker and gourmet
cook. Her family and home are her greatest treasures.
The guest included Lorene's mother, Thelma Carroll of Kingston, Okla.;
two sisters and spouse, Wilma and Truman Sandlin and Pearl Notgrass of Lebanon,
Okla.; a nephew and spouse, Wayne and Barbara Sandlin from Lamesa and a niece,
Lavonda Morris from Lubbock. Also attending were Cindy Mauldin, Wichita Falls
and Cristie Guliher, Midland.
Granado named to Dean's List
St. Edward's University released its Dean's List for the Spring 2002 semester.
Students on the Dean's List have completed 12 or more hours of credit
and have met the academic requirements to be honored.
St. Edward's University is an independent Catholic liberal arts university
of 4,100 students in Austin. It was founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross.
A student from Pecos was named to the Dean's List at the University. Kelly
Liza Granado, accounting major was named to the 2002 Dean's List.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
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