A 50th Anniversary party was held for Art and Ellavern (Cason) Adcock of Dolores.
Art and Ellavern are both Durango natives. Art graduated Durango High School in 1955 and Ellavern in 1960. Art was a teacher in Mancos for 30 years.
All five bridesmaids, and the best man were in attendance. All of them are also Durango natives.
Left to right in photo of bridesmaids and bride and groom - and their current residence:
Sharon (Plumlee) Bergeson - Idaho Springs, CO
Sharon (Adcock) Mason - Farmington, NM
Betty (McEwen) Reves - Pleasant Plains, AK
Georgia (Flood) Gushue - Bayfield, CO
Emily (Ferguson) Payne - Apache Junction, AZ
Ellavern (Cason) Adcock and Art Adcock - Dolores, CO
In attendance, but not pictured, best man: Don Butch Seale of Durango, CO.
The party was held at Echo Basin Ranch in Mancos on July 31.
Over 100 friends and family attended. Most guests were from the Durango-Mancos-Cortez area. However, there were also friends that traveled from NC, AZ, AK, TX, UT and NM.
Party hosted by children: Brent Adcock - Lubbock, TX; Nikki (Adcock) Hartman - Loveland, CO; granddaughter Hayley Widhalm - Cortez, CO.
Party was a surprise for the Adcocks.
The Adcocks were honored with a quilt hand made by their sister in law, Gayle (Ferris) Cason - Durango native now living in Delta, UT. The beautiful quilt included 50 family pictures submitted by daughter, Nikki.
After the party the Adcocks and some of their guests enjoyed an evening at the Bar D Chuckwagon in Durango, CO.