The Woodward News


  • grandpa bob.jpg Bob R. Highfill

    Bob R. Highfill was born April 29, 1931 to Bennett and Irene (Miller) Highfill in Friona, Texas. Bob first attended school at Freezeout, a country school north of Mooreland before attending Freedom and Mooreland Schools.

    June 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Raymond Handley Raymond Handley

    Raymond (Ray) Handley, 90 died Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal, KS.

    He was born October 13, 1923 at Woodward, OK, the son of August and Florence (Casey) Handley.

    He married Frances Flack November 25, 1977 at Clayton, NM. She survives.

    June 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Best David Best

    David Best, 64 year old Woodward resident went to be with his Lord on June 6, 2014 in Woodward.  Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, June 7, 2014 in Elmwood Cemetery with Reverend Jesse Johnson officiating. Interment will follow with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    June 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Max Harrell

    Max Harrell, 75 year old Springfield, Oregon and Gage, Oklahoma resident, died Saturday May 31, 2014 at his home in Gage. A private family burial will be held with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    June 4, 2014

  • dvd 002.jpg James Albert Stubbs

    James Albert Stubbs, Sr., 74 year old from Mooreland, OK, passed from this life on May 26, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. James had endured a lengthy battle with lung cancer.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • HighfillAlvinpic.jpg Alvin Highfill

    Alvin Highfill 86 year old Woodward resident died Monday, May 26, 2014 in Woodward. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, May 29, 2014 in the First Baptist Church of Woodward with Dr. Guy McGraw officiating. Interment will follow in the Mooreland Cemetery with the Billings Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • John Teal Meyer

    A celebration of life for John Teal Meyer, 64, of Sharon will be at 10:00 am, Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Sharon United Methodist Church. Interment will immediately follow at North Persimmon Cemetery in Sharon. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014. Arrangements are under the direction of Billings Funeral Home.

    June 3, 2014 1 Story

  • Wilbur Dean Helfrich

    Wilbur Dean Helfrich, known for his ability to turn what other individuals considered a piece of junk into a workable piece of machinery, was born February 17, 1944 at Medicine Lodge, KS and died May 25, 2014 at Woodward, OK. He basically spent his working life as a handyman, working as a salvage yard businessman, as an electrician, as a security guard, as a capable “fix-it man”. He also had a passion for the Word Of God as in 1997 he became an ordained minister through the Progressive Universal Life Church. He pastored in a number of non-denominational settings

    June 3, 2014

  • jane.JPG Jane Ella McFeeters

    Jane McFeeters passed away February 5, 2014 at North Kansas City Hospital. Jane was born February 2, 1945 in Mooreland, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Marianna Wilson and sister, Marilyn. Jane married Merlin McFeeters in 1964 and was blessed with two sons, one daughter and seven grandchildren.

    May 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • James Colvard

    James Colvard, 59 year old Woodward resident, died Monday, May 26, 2014 at his home. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, May 31, 2014 at his home in Woodward. Cremation services were under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.

    May 29, 2014