Larry Abernathy

Term Expires 2025

Larry Abernathy is a native to the state of Oklahoma. After graduating from Wagoner High School, Abernathy continued his education through Oklahoma State University, specializing in automotive repair. In 1977 Abernathy married his wife Rita. Abernathy is a family man who has three daughters and four grandchildren and has deep ties to the Wagoner community.

Abernathy utilized and advanced his skills as a mechanic working for a private company for 12 years and then as a Diesel mechanic for the Wagoner Public School System for 34 years before semi-retiring in 2017. For the past 34 years, Abernathy has used his position on the city council to be beneficial in advancement and change, to work with fellow Councilman to move the City towards the future and has never shied away from being a part of something bigger than himself.  He has been a member of the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge for over 12 years, as well as Wagoner Area Neighbors and Wagoner Community Outreach. 

Abernathy’s calling to serve the Lord has been the foundation of his commitment to his family and his community. After serving as the Pastor for Trinity Church of God in Christ for four years, Abernathy is now serving as Elder for the church and finds his time divided between being a role model to the youth of Wagoner and sharing community worship with the senior citizens.  

Abernathy believes the proven track record of the City of Wagoner’s ability to sustain the future provides many options for the City Council. He is excited about the prospect of new business, new housing and the opportunity to create a place in which the citizens of today and future generations of tomorrow can be proud. Abernathy strongly believes that determining and maintaining this quality of life is essential for every generation, not only to attract and maintain the jobs and personnel the city currently has, but to attract and increase the business opportunities for tomorrow.

Brenda Scroggins- Lenard
Term ends 2027

Brenda has been married to her husband, Johnny, for 47 years. She graduated from Wagoner High School in 1975 and has lived in Wagoner her entire life. Brenda has two children One son Buster and his wife, Alesha, and a daughter, Summer, and her husband, Josh Tow. Brenda and all her children live in Ward 3. Brenda is also a grandmother of three to  Noah, Rose, and Paisley. She is also a great-grandmother to Salem. Brenda owned and operated a home daycare for eight years before she began a career at Wagoner Walmart that lasted 37 years until she retired. She volunteered and raised money for Relay for Life for three years. Brenda has also volunteered at Wagoner Community Outreach and a local restaurant. She is currently serving as a committee member on the Wagoner Economic Development Board. Brenda attends church at the Lighthouse Church of Wagoner. Brenda says she loves Wagoner and is here to help in any way to make our community a better place. Brenda says, "Working together, we can make a better place for our children," and that she has deep generational roots in Wagoner.