Carley Day will celebrate her 80th birthday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. on April 6, at Central Baptist Church, 3301 Lakin, Great Bend. No gifts are requested.
Carley was born on April 4, 1934, in Okfuskee County, Okla. On June 20, 1952, she married Edwin Day. He died on Aug. 9, 2010. She managed Howard’s Dress Shop for 22 years, retiring in 2002. She has two children, Pam Jackson and husband Edd of Great Bend and Mike Day and wife Joan of Pratt. Her grandchildren are Chris and Jenn Short and family of Andover, Daylin Short and family of Lakewood, Colo., Jeff and Alexandra Jackson and family of Olpe, Amanda Day of Derby and Shanda Day of Wichita.