The Woodward News


  • Rowan Hunter Jo Thomas

    In loving memory of baby Rowan Hunter Jo Thomas, stillborn Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Woodward Regional Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Billings Funeral Home.

    April 3, 2014

  • new sr pic 1.JPG Louise Buxton Davidson

    Louise Buxton Davidson was born July 27, 1930, to Temple Evertte and Elena “Bugg” Trimeta (Queen) Buxton in Vici, OK, with Dr. Brace attending the birth. She passed from this life on March 27, 2014, at the age of 83. The family’s home was in Vici. Louise was in the 4th grade when the family moved to Arkansas. In the 1940’s while in Kentucky, her father was drafted, so her mother brought the family back to Oklahoma. Louise also lived in Illinois, Indiana, and Arizona. When Louise was twelve years of age, she accepted Jesus as her Savior. She was a baptized member of the First Christian Church in Vici, OK.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Willis, Morris pic.jpg Morris Willis

    Morris Willis was born July 31, 1930 in the Camp Creek Community of Dewey County, OK to Floyd LeRoy and Rosa (Mercer) Willis. He departed this life on Friday, March 28, 2014 at Oklahoma City, OK. Morris attended school at Taloga and Leedey. He married MaDonna Harvey on March 2, 1961 at Woodward, OK. He served our country during the Korean Conflict and was a Purple Heart recipient. Morris worked for many years at the Gold Spot Dairy in Enid. He enjoyed quail hunting, O.U. Sooner football and Thunder basketball. Morris loved his family and grandchildren.

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • ProgramPhoto.jpg Gary Dean Girton

    Funeral services were held on Monday March 31, 2014 at 3:00 pm at the Gage High School Auditorium, Gage, Oklahoma with interment following in Bickford Cemetery, Catesby, Oklahoma. Condolences may be made to the family at Shaw Funeral Home of Shattuck

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Barnett, Herman.JPG Herman Leslie Barnett

    Funeral service for Herman Leslie Barnett, 93, former Lawton resident will be 9:30 a.m. Monday, April 7, 2014, in the Becker-Rabon Funeral Home Chapel.

    On March 20, 2014 after many years of service as minister and Elder at various congregations of the Church of Christ, as an educator and a loving husband, father, granddad, and great-granddad, Herman exchanged his place of residency, which he shared with Jeroldine his wife of 62 years, from Cedar Park, Texas to his life long goal, his eternal home in Heaven with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

    March 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • HillGracepic.jpg Grace Hill

    Grace Hill, 89 year old Buffalo resident, died Wednesday March 12, 2014 at the Grace Living Center in Buffalo.  Memorial  services  will be held 11:00 a. m. Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the North Persimmon Cemetery with Reverend Phil Davis officiating.

    March 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Glenn R. Lansdown

    Glenn R. Lansdown, age 78, of Mountain Home, Idaho, formerly of Woodward, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, March 15, 2014.  Inurnment with military honors was held at the Idaho State Veteran’s Cemetery in Boise, Idaho on March 20, 2014.  Cremation was under the direction of Rost Funeral Home, McMurtrey Chapel, in Mountain Home, Idaho.

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • MurrayMelva.jpg Melva Murray

    Melva Murray 100 year old Woodward resident formerly of Ft. Supply passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at the Grace Living Center.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am in the Ft. Supply United Methodist Church Saturday, March 29, 2014 with the Reverend Bill Tindell officiating.  Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Laura Lea Malcolm.jpg Laura Lea Malcolm

    Laura Lea Malcolm, 63 year old Woodward resident died Sunday, March 23, 2014 at home.  Memorial funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2014 at the Billings Funeral Home Chapel with Father Joe Arledge  officiating.

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Keith Larry Buchanan

    Keith Larry Buchanan was born December 05, 1941 in Woodward, OK. and passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 in Brookshire, TX.

    Keith was a generous, kind-spirited man who loved life and family. He spent most of his career serving as Assistant Vice President of Operations at the First National Bank of Oklahoma. In his later years, he also owned a small business in Austin, TX.

    March 25, 2014