The Duncan Banner

July 3, 2010

Kelly 40 years


The Duncan Banner

DUNCAN — Frank and Gayla Sears Kelly celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 26, 2010. The couple was united in marriage June 26, 1970, in Comanche by the Rev. Bill Ray.

They have resided in the Stephens County area most of their lives.

Frank was a heavy equipment operator in the oil field for several years and Tasco Refinery for six years before going to work for Stephens County District 2 in 1986. He was elected Commissioner of District 2 in 1997, and served three terms before retiring in Jan. 2009.

Gayla chose to be a stay-at-home mom to their three children while helping at school, teaching Sunday school and working with the youth at church. She worked in accounting for a few years. Now, she is a homemaker.

They attend Heritage Oaks Church of the Nazarene. The couple enjoys spending time with their children and grandchildren and going to school functions and sports events.

Their children are Dewayne and Tammy Kelly of Tuttle; Kevin and Holly Kelly, and Leah and Andy Arbuckle, of Duncan. They have nine grandchildren, Austin and Meghan Kelly of Tuttle; Conner, Hunter, Kenadi and Kooper Kelly, Dylan and Aubree Kelly, and Garrett Matthews, of Duncan.