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Samuel Edwin Wadley Jr.

Samuel Edwin Wadley Jr., 78, of Beggs, OK passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2003 at his home. He was born July 26, 1924 in Wirt, OK to Samuel Edwin Wadley Sr. and Anna Lou (Oliphant) Wadley. Mr. Wadley later married Davena Marie (Cowan). He worked as a Civil Servant for the Department of Army for most of his life and the Bureau of Indian Affairs for the last 10 Years. Mr. Wadley was a member of the Army Air Corp and the Army and served in World War II and the Korean War. At home Samuel like to read and work cross word puzzles.

Those that preceded him in death are his parents.

Survivors include his wife Davena Marie Cowan, a daughter Jane Romero, a son Samuel Edwin Wadley III of Albuquerque, one granddaughter, two great grandchildren, a brother Roger O. Wadley of Grove, a sister Sara Jane Miller in Oklahoma City.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 pm, Wednesday, January 15, 2003 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel in Beggs with Reverend Dick Knox with Reverend Charles Puckett assisting. Interment will follow in the Mounds Cemetery with Masonic Rites conducted there. Services are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home in Beggs.

Casketbearers will be John Maly, Eddie Green, Edward Smith, Clarence Hamm, Tommy Gilbert and Ron Pelham.

Visitation will be from 12 noon until 8:00 pm at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel in Beggs on Tuesday, January 14, 2003.