Woodward, Okla. — Wilford D. Waugh, the second son of Inez Edna (Shuman) and James Henry Waugh, was born on January 16, 1923, in the half dugout 5 miles northwest of Doby Springs, Oklahoma. He attended grade school at the Union Center District No 26 and graduated with the class of 1942 from Buffalo High School. Wilford attended all 4 years without being absent or tardy. He farmed with his father before entering the army. He was assigned to the 30th Infantry Division (Old Hickory) as a Rifleman. At this time he became a Private First Class. Among the awards Wilford received were The Combat Infantry Badge, The Bronze Star, and The Purple Heart. After the War in Europe, he returned to the United States and became a Clerk Typist and typed medical forms and army discharges. His final duty in the army was that he typed his own Honorable Discharge. Wilford a long time member of the Rosston Methodist Church; worked as a farmer and rancher, raising registered Hereford Cattle, wheat and alfalfa. He was married to Marian Terrill in 1947. They had three children, two daughters, Janice and Dianne, and one son, Troy. Wilford served on the Rosston School Board, The Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Crop Improvement Association, and a long time Inspector on the Lone Tree Precinct Election Board. He enjoyed taking his family on trips to the north and northwest United States, visiting relatives and different parks. Wilford and Marian attended many of the 30th Infantry Division (Old Hickory) Reunions both Regional and National. Wilford and Marian also went on a tour with the 30th Infantry Division (Old Hickory) in the area where the Division served during World War II in Europe. Wilford and Marian moved to Buffalo in December 1995. Wilford loved going out to the farm and helping. Wilford went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 26, 2013, at the age of 90 years, 7 months, and 10 days. Wilford was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Meredith, an infant granddaughter & an infant grandson. Wilford is survived by his wife Marian, his two daughters, Janice Goodman & husband Danny; Dianne Bentley & husband L.D.; & son Troy Waugh. Grandchildren Shelly Prather & husband Sjohn; Travis Cook & wife Shelley; Brian Cook & wife Carriann; Ginger Cox & husband Mark; Staci Short; Daniel Goodman & Lisa; Great Grandchildren Darby, Cameron, Victoria & Isabella; Kyrstan, Daisy & Jett; Ashlynn, Hallie & Cecily; Tyler & Gage; Rayven, Garrett, Cybil & Jordan; & his surviving brother, Eldon & sister, Ivalee Brock & husband Basil; many, many life time family & friends. The Waugh family has suggested memorials to the Rosston United Methodist Church or to the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Vernon L. Lumpkin Sr.
Vernon L. Lumpkin Sr., 65 year old Woodward resident, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at his home in Woodward. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Ed Dowty officiating. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the United States Army.
Edgar F. Moore
Having fulfilled God's purpose for his earthly life, Edgar F. Moore, Jr., passed away March 3, 2014 at home in Frederick, Maryland. Graveside funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm, Monday, March 10, 2014 in Elmwood Cemetery with Reverend Shannon Davis officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the Billings Funeral Home.
Michael F. Moore
Michael F. Moore, 72 year old Mooreland resident, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 north of Mooreland. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2014 at the Billings Funeral Home Chapel in Woodward. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Luke Riddle, 81 year old Woodward resident died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at his home. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am Thursday, February 27, 2014 in the First United Methodist Church with Reverend Shannon Davis officiating. Interment will follow in the Memory Lane Cemetery in Anadarko at 3:00 pm. with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Don Crowl, 86 year old Woodward resident died Friday, February 21, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
Richard Wendell Arthaud
A service for Richard Wendell Arthaud, 80, resident of Mutual, Oklahoma and lately of the Clinton Veterans Center is schedule for 2:00 p.m. in the Church of Christ in Woodward, Ok. Officiating will be Minister James Bailey and Minister Ray Don Jackson. Burial will follow in the Dunlap Cemetery outside of Mutual, Oklahoma.
Edgar Ray Howe
Edgar Ray Howe was born March 28, 1928 to Lucille Howell at Jet, OK. He passed away Feb. 21, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in OKC. Two children were born to a previous marriage, Pam Howard & Anthony Howe.
Shelly Kay (Thorn) Rittenhouse was born March 31, 1959, in Perryton, Texas, to Billy Gene and Polly Jean (Taylor) Thorn. She passed from this life on February 20, 2014, at the age of 54.
The Mass of Christian Burial for Bennett Morgan will be at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, February 22, 2014 in Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Pastor Reverend Joseph H. Arledge of St. Peter Catholic Church officiating. Private graveside will follow under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home.
Beth Ann [Brewer] Patrick
Beth Ann [Brewer] Patrick
Beth age 72 of Longwood, FL passed away February 11, 2014 with her children by her side.
Beth was born on July 07, 1941 in Woodward, OK to Clarence and Ursula Brewer of Fargo. She attended and graduated from Fargo High school. She was a teacher’s aide and a homemaker.
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