CHICKASHA – Two Drover men were given special All-Conference honors while two other Drovers were named All-SAC Honorable Mention.
Kyle Hunt was voted as being one of the best players in Sooner Athletic Conference basketball. He was named Co-Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year, while Ben Berry was named Freshman of the Year.
Rush Springs: Phillip Steve Frick, 59, passed away Monday, February 13, 2012 at his home in Rush Springs. Services will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 17, 2012, at the Vimy Ridge Baptist Church, with David Hale officiating. Burial will be in the Rush Springs Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Chapel in Rush Springs. Steve was born Wednesday, May 7, 1952 in Chickasha, to Walter Frick and Bertha (Bentley) Frick. Steve lived in the Rush Springs area all of his life. He graduated from Rush Springs High School and later attended USAO in Chickasha.
Helen Hawkins, 61, passed away Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Tuesday in Brown, Owens & Brumley's Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Helen was born June 2, 1950, in Oklahoma City, Okla., to the late Walter and Zona Whitlock. She was raised in Purcell and later met her husband, Bill, while attending the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. In 1977 they moved to Fort Worth and made it their home. Helen was a manager of medical records at Downtown Health and Rehab for 14 years and prior to that worked in the insurance industry.
Memorial service for Betty Jean Mahaffay, 89, Lawton, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Lawton, with Father John Borrego officiating. Burial will be at the columbarium at the Church under direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home. Betty Jean Mahaffay passed away Sunday evening, Feb. 12, 2012, with her precious daughter by her side. Betty was born Aug. 30, 1922, in Lawton, to Lola Coats and Julius Alva Ludrick. She graduated from Lawton High School and received her bachelors degree from the University of Science and Arts in Chickasha.
Funeral services will be held for Alfred David Hurley, 65, of Chickasha at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, in the First Church of the Nazarene, Chickasha, with Keith Morgan officiating and Kent Hibbard assisting. Alfred David Hurley was born on Oct. 31, 1946, in Caddo County to Alfred J. and Bertha (Orum) Hurley. He died on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012, at home in Chickasha. David grew up in California, in the Fresno area, where he graduated from Roosevelt High School. After high school, he attended Fresno City College (now Fresno State).