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S: Gary and Dee - Our Story

BC: To the greatest parents ever! Your relationship and love for each other will always be a legacy for your children, grandchildren and beyond. You make us proud! Happy 50th anniversary. Love, Debbie, Shari, Diana and Andrea

FC: Gary and Dee Our Story

1: Once upon a time there was a boy and a girl... | Gary Clifford Dougherty | Glennys Dee Kjeldgaard

2: The boy was a handsome frat boy named one of University of Nebraska's Most Eligible Bachelors. In 1957 he joined the U.S. Army and was serving in Korea.

3: She was the beautiful farm girl that was crowned Miss Nebraska. In 1958 she was competing in the Miss Universe Pagent.

5: Photo Gary saw in the Tokyo Times newspaper. | Gary and Dee | LOVE LETTERS!!!

6: And so....

9: The wedding was something you would read about in a fairy tale.

11: And then they were off to begin their long life together.

12: They began their married life in sunny San Fransisco, California where Gary went to work and Dee did some modeling.

13: Then they moved to Dallas, Texas where Gary started dental school and Dee started making babies!

14: It's a girl! Debra Dee Dougherty October 14, 1960 | Debbie Dee Dougherty

15: Debbie married Brent Hughes on May 28, 1983.

16: Another girl... Sharyl Kay Dougherty | July 21, 1964

17: Shari married Mark Brooks on August 12, 1989.

18: Baby Girl Number 3.... Diana Sue Dougherty | May 24, 1966

19: Diana married Mike Vest September 12, 2000.

20: And last, but definitely not least, another girl! Andrea Lynn Dougherty February 2, 1971

22: The 60's....

23: The 70's...

24: On the Ranch. . . .

25: Gary and Dee (aka Daddy and Mama)

26: Christopher Cyle Hughes | And here come the grandkids... First, born on April 27th, 1984

27: Travis Lane Hughes May 18, 1989

28: William Earl Swift III August 8, 1991 | "Billy"

29: Brandon Wesley Hughes August 14, 1991

30: Kayce Dee Swift November 12, 1993

31: Parker Harrison Brooks May 6, 1997

32: Allie Kate Brooks January 12, 2001

33: Griffin Shaw Vest November 3, 2001

34: The Hughes

35: Shari's Family

36: Diana's Family

37: Andrea and her kids...


40: Gary and Dee

41: (aka Papaw and Dee-Dee)

42: More fun with

43: Papaw and Dee-Dee

45: Christmas Holidays with the Dougherty's

46: Easter

47: Christmas in New York City 2006 and 2007

49: And most recently, Gary, Dee and the girls went on a cruise to celebrate 50 years of wedded bliss. Here's to many more!

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Shari D. Brooks
  • By: Shari D.
  • Joined: almost 9 years ago
  • Published Mixbooks: 3
  • Andrea Dougherty
    • By: Andrea D.
    • Contributions: 18 photos , 0 pages

About This Mixbook

  • Title: Our Story
  • 50th Anniversary
  • Tags: dougherty
  • Published: over 8 years ago

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