Services set for Kenneth Wood

Kenneth Ronald Wood, former publisher of The Maysville News and Stratford Star, died Oct. 9, 2019. He was 77.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019, at the First Baptist Church of Maysville, 300 Ripley St, Maysville, OK.

Wood was born July 21, 1942, in Pauls Valley. He graduated from high school in 1960. On Oct. 14, 1961, he married Lottie Ann Lehman.
Wood worked in the newspaper business for 50 years. His career started as a carrier at the Pauls Valley Democrat. He was editor of the Wynnewood Gazette before becoming owner and publisher of The Maysville News and Stratford Star. He retired and sold the two publications in 2008.
Wood was inducted into the Oklahoma Press Association’s Half Century Club in 2008.