O.T. Brooks, former publisher of the Stratford Star, Maysville News and the Kiowa County Democrat, died July 26, 2011, at his home in Blanchard. He was 73.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at the First Baptist Church in Blanchard, 919 NE 10th Street. Services are under the direction of Eisenhower Funeral Home in Blanchard.
Brooks and his wife were owners of the Stratford Star, Maysville News and the Kiowa County Democrat for 22 years. He was also the editor of the Marlow Review for 20 years.
He was inducted into the Oklahoma Press Association’s Half Century Club in 2006.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Linda; three sons; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a brother and two sisters.
Posted on Wed, July 27, 2011