The Plaza Ballroom was filled to capacity Saturday night as friends and family turned out for the 80th birthday of Ray Litherland. He is shown with Carol Litherland, his daughter-in-law, who teaches American Sign Language at Highlands University. Ray is married to the former Joyce Hilton. Their children are John Litherland, Sharon Roe and Kenneth Litherland. The celebration featured a buffet dinner and a dance with music by Los Tropicales.