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.
Joyce Rae Craighead Mann
Joyce Rae Craighead Mann was born to Warren R. and Velma A. (Kerns) Craighead on May 20, 1953 in Woodward, OK. She departed this life on November 25, 2013 at her home in Newcastle at the age of 60 years.
Mary Evelyn (Aikens) Cox
Mary Evelyn (Aikens) Cox, age 66, died Friday, November 22, 2013. She was born June 19, 1947 in Amarillo, TX to John Edward and Mary Evelyn (Hamilton) Aikens.
Bill Singhiser, 82 year old Woodward resident died Sunday, November 24, 2013 in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, November 27, 2013 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with Gene Karne officiating. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.
Delores F. Gonser
Delores F. Gonser, 67 year old Woodward resident, died Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the Woodward Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 25, 2013 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Ed Dowty officiating. Burial will follow in the Curtis Cemetery.
Josephine Lou “Jodie” Bond
Josephine Lou “Jodie” Bond, 77 year old Woodward resident, died Thursday, November 21, 2013 in the Woodward Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 24, 2013 in the Billings Funeral Home Chapel. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Sandra Kay Burdine
Sandra Kay Burdine, 70 year old resident of Mooreland, Oklahoma passed from this life on November 14, 2013 at the Woodward Hospital in Woodward, Oklahoma. Sandra was born on September 5, 1943 in Woodward, Oklahoma to Willis and Marie (Norton) Cardiff.
Alvin Joseph Armstrong
Alvin Joseph Armstrong, 58 year old Woodward resident, died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at his home in Woodward. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Billings Funeral Home Chapel. A private family burial will be held at a later date.
Bill Meadows, longtime Woodward businessman, died Monday, November 18, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Woodward. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.
Wanda Mae Lynes
Wanda Mae Lynes, 81 of Woodward, passed on to be with the Lord on November 17, 2013. Celebration of Life Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013 at the First Christian Church with the Reverend Jeremy Skaggs officiating. Interment will be at the North Persimmon Cemetery, one mile east of Sharon. The family will have receive friends at the Billings Funeral Home on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.
Paul Eugene Chelf
Funeral services for Paul Eugene Chelf will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 21, 2013, at the Waynoka First Baptist Church with Rev. David Shaw officiating. Interment will be in the Waynoka Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home of Waynoka.
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