From the "News Journal," Drumright, Oklahoma, December 5, 1984

Mr. and Mrs. Everett Matherly of Drumright will be honored on their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, December 9th from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Drumright Community Center. Hosting the event will be their children and grandchildren.

The former Miss Oma Rodebush and Matherly were married on December 8, 1934, at Bristow. H. H. Herman performed the ceremony.

The couple established their first home southeast of Drumright, one mile north of where they now live.

Matherly has worked as a farmer, a pumper, and a dozer operator for Big Four Petroleum, a dozer operator for Jim Marrs and then in 1965 he formed Matherly Dozer Service, which later became D&E Dozer when his son, Dean became his partner. In 1983 Dean bought his father out but Everett still operates a grader some. He is semi-retired and still farms also.

The couple has five children, Dean Matherly, Mary Anderson, Ellen Morris, Janice Hicks and Sherry Todd, all of Drumright, ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Friends and relatives of the couple are invited to attend the gathering.

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