Richard R. Barron is Chief Photographer for The Ada News. Richard has been at the News since October 1988. Prior to coming to Ada, Richard worked as staff photographer for The Shawnee News-Star. Richard attended Oklahoma University.
PAULS VALLEY [ndash] Memorial services for Vicky Lynn Gates, 72, of Pauls Valley and formerly of Ada are at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. Pastor Chad Large will officiate. Mrs. Gates passed away Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at a Pauls Valley nursing home.
ADA [ndash] John Curtis Fisher, 72, of Ada passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Ada. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada. A family visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home.
STRATFORD [ndash] Services for Martha JoAnn Way Johnson, 80, of Stratford will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Alexander-Gray Funeral Home, Wilson. Burial to follow at Hewitt Cemetery, Wilson. The family received visitation Monday at DeArman-Pickard Funeral Home in Stratford. JoAnn will lie i…