Gracie Montgomery

Inducted: 2007

GRACIE MONTGOMERY (1956- ) is co-publisher of The Purcell Register. She has served on nearly every Oklahoma Press Association committee, and in 2005-2006 became the third woman OPA president. She and her husband John D. are the first husband-wife team to have served as its presidents. She earned a BBA degree from OU in 1978. She began her journalism career at The Johnston County Capital-Democrat in 1979. She was appointed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Marion Opala to the original Oklahoma Ethics Commission. She’s a board member and active in numerous Purcell civic groups.