The Woodward News

Obituaries

July 16, 2013

Jack Wayne Hicks

Woodward, Okla. — Jack Wayne Hicks 59 year old resident of Woodward, Oklahoma passed from this life on July 12, 2013 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Jack was born on November 12, 1953 in Wichita, Kansas to Jack Walter and Esther Nellie Heck Hicks.

Jack attended Dodge Elementary and Mayberry Middle School in Wichita. He attended Augusta High School and later receiving his GED. Jack also had two years of college.   

On February 14, 1987 Jack married Debra Fay Thimmes. Jack was blessed with one daughter, Dalesta Nellie. The family made their home in many states, finding they enjoyed Louisiana and Colorado as their favorites. Together they operated Jack and Debra’s Window Cleaning. Jack was a member of the AA and a longtime instructor.

Jack enjoyed fishing and was a member of the VFW. On January 5, 1971 Jack joined the United States Navy and was based in North Fork, Virginia. He earned the rank of E-2. On November 8, 1971 he was honorable discharged.  

Jack was preceded in death by parents, Jack and Esther Hicks, wife, Debra Hicks, great-grandson Antonio Roberto Luis Ohle and two infant brothers, Kenny LeRoy Dorsey and Jon D. Dorsey. Survivors include, daughter Dalesta Grunnet and husband Michael of Wichita, Kansas; sister’s Ruth Smith of Wichita, Kansas, Paula Manes and husband Barney of Hulbert, Oklahoma, Marie Layton and Betty Behrens of Wichita, Kansas, Jessie Shepler and husband Dub of Andover, Kansas and Barbara Strong and husband Bob of Fargo, Oklahoma; special friend Christine Poore of Woodward, Oklahoma; 1 grandson, Bradlee Ohle; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other family and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 15, 2013 in the United Methodist Church, Fargo, Oklahoma with interment following in Elmwood Cemetery, Woodward, Oklahoma.  Condolences may be made to the family at shawfuneralhome.net

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Preston Tapp

    Preston Tapp, 57 year old Woodward resident, died Tuesday April 15, 2014. Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday April 19, 2014 at Crown Heights Baptist Church with Reverend James Steenbergen officiating.

    April 18, 2014

  • Miller, Viola1.jpg V. Joyce (Highfill) Miller

    V. Joyce (Highfill) Miller of St. Cloud, MN, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, after a very strong and positive battle with dementia, cancer, and Parkinson’s.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • MooreGeorge045.jpg George Moore

    George Moore ,77 year old Woodward resident, died Saturday, April 13, 2014 at the Grace Living Center in Woodward. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, April 16, 2014 in the Elmwood Cemetery with Reverend Wesley Peterman officiating. Burial will follow with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • WatkinsMildred005.jpg Mildred Watkins

    Mildred Watkins, 97 year old Woodward resident, died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in the Grace Living Center. Graveside funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the Fargo Cemetery with Gene Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • gibsonwayne004.jpg Wayne Gibson

    Wayne Gibson, 71 year old Woodward resident, died Friday, April 11, 2014 at his home in Woodward. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Shannon Davis and Reverend John Gherling officiating._ Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • aaron beisel.jpg Victor Aaron Beisel

    Victor Aaron Beisel, son of Victor and Marie Beisel was born June 28, 1944 in Shattuck, Oklahoma. He was raised on the farm South East of Fargo, Oklahoma.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • 16992320880DFF96E5.png JACOB PATRICK HOPPER

    A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Mutual Christian Church with Pastor Lloyd Charles Stovall, officiating. A private family graveside will be held in Dunlap Cemetery. The family requests memorial contributions to Dunlap Cemetery in lieu of flowers. Redinger Funeral Home-Box 236-Seiling, OK 73663 will serve as custodian of the funds. Personal condolence messages can be sent to the family at www.redingerfuneralhome.com

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Thomas Fields.tiff MSgt. Thomas "Tom" Wesley Fields

    MSgt. Thomas "Tom" Wesley Fields, USAF, (Ret) passed from this world at age 81, Wednesday February 12, 2014 from pneumonia at the Clinton Veteran Center, Clinton, OK where he had been residing since Sept 02, 2010.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Beers, Matthew pic.jpg Matthew William Beers

    Matthew William Beers was born on February 6, 1917 at Arnett, OK. His mother died when he was a baby, and he was adopted by an aunt and uncle, Mark and Ollie (Allgire) Beers. Matthew grew up in the Harmon community and attended school in Arnett. He married Della Cooper on July 20, 1941 in the home of his parents. Shortly after marriage, Matthew entered the Army during World War II, where he served as a Medic. He returned to the Harmon community after his discharge.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • photo.JPG Roberta Tutt

    Roberta Tutt, 91 year old Woodward resident, died Tuesday April 1, 2014 at the Woodward Regional Hospital. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 7, 2014 in the Elmwood Cemetery with Fr. Joe Arledge officiating. Burial will follow with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    April 7, 2014 1 Photo