Laverna Parrish will celebrate her 80th birthday with family and friends.

She was born on Dec. 26, 1933, at Cimerron to Jesse and Kathryn Puckett. Don and Laverna were married on Dec. 26, 1953, at Englewood, Colo.

She and her spouse, Don, have four children: Jim (Theresa) Parrish, Chicago; David Parrish, Wichita; Timothy (Katherine), Moundridge; and daughter, Kathryn (Larry) Hoelscher, Newton. She has 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A card shower is requested: Laverna Parrish, 175 W. Hickory St., Apt. H3, Hesston, KS 67062.