The Woodward News


  • 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

  • Shirley Ann Schmeling

    Shirley Ann Schmeling formerly of Blackwell, Oklahoma, died Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in the Pikes Peak Hospice in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the age of 78 years.

    April 6, 2014

  • 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