The Edmond Sun

August 29, 2011

Lees celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary


The Edmond Sun

EDMOND —     Clarence and MaryAnn Lee of Edmond, Okla. celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a cruise to Alaska with all of their children and grandchildren.

    Clarence Lee and MaryAnn Ford were married September 2, 1961 at the Holy City Chapel of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge.

    Clarence is retired from Phillips Petroleum Co., Kerr McGee Oil Co., and the State of Oklahoma. He enjoys fly fishing and reading. 

    MaryAnn is a retired elementary educator and spends her free time scrap-booking and reading.

    Both are members of the United Methodist Church and enjoy travel and visiting with their children and grandchildren.

    The couple is blessed with three children: Anna Lee Bullard of Grand Prairie, Texas, Steven Lee of Denver, Colo., and Kendall Lee and wife April of Santa Fe, N.M. Clarence and Mary Ann treasure their five grandchildren: Andrew and Rebecca Bullard, and Griffin, Max and Saige Ferguson.

    Both Clarence and MaryAnn attribute the success of their marriage to a life centered around church and family.