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Fred Wayne Friday

Fred Wayne Friday, resident of Coweta, died Friday, January 7, 2005 at his home in Coweta at the age of 76. Mr. Friday was born April 11, 1928 in Desdemona, Texas to Thomas Ollie and Mary Alice (Wisdom) Friday. He served in the United States Marine Corp. After his time in the service, he moved to Okmulgee and worked for the utility company installing poles. Soon after this, he went to work for R.E.C. and was a land agent. Later he worked for PSO, Transok, and then GRDA as a land agent, before retiring. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Tulsa and the Okmulgee VFW Post 1189. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Alta Ruth (Langdon) Friday, and a brother, Rex Friday. Survivors include his children, Thomas W. Friday and wife Rhonda Jean of Broken Arrow, Linda June Singleton-Friday of Coweta, Michael Joe Friday of Tulsa, Fred Wade Friday of Waynoka and Mark David Friday and wife Sherri of Odessa, Texas, his wife, Pauline Friday of Tulsa, a brother, Marion Friday and wife Kathlene of Houston, a sister, Alla Rae Kelley and husband Pete of Sealy, Texas, eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held 1:00 pm on Monday, January 10, 2005 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Dennis Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in the Okmulgee Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.

Military Honors were given by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1189 of Okmulgee and Post 539 of Henryetta.