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Woodward County Obituary
Elmwood Cemetery

© Billings Fumeral Home
Reprinted with permission
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre

Fay Dee Harris

June 21, 1928 ~ December 15, 2019

Fay Dee Harris, 91 year old Woodward resident went to be with his Savior on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Alliance Health Woodward. A memorial service will be held at Billings Funeral Home Chapel on Monday, December 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

Fay was born June 21, 1928 at home in Pope County, Arkansas to Henry Wilson and Hattie Mae (Payne) Harris. They lived on Indian Creek in Pope County, Arkansas before moving to Seminole, Oklahoma. Their children, all deceased, were, Floyd W. Harris and wife Lily, Annie Gunter and husband Virgil, George R. Harris and wife Belle, Lois Combs and husband Cecil, Albert Harris, Ruth Triece and husband Cleo, J.B. Harris and wife Elois, and Gertie Harris.

On September 20, 1949, he married Wanda Jean Pope at (Plant 13) in Seminole, Oklahoma, with Reverend Gray officiating. They were married 67 years. Wanda passed away November 25, 2016. Their children who preceded them in death were, Gary Don Harris, Brenda Louise Harris, and Billie Dean Harris. They are survived by daughter, Linda Gaye Harris, of Woodward.

Other survivors are, grandson Cory Harris and his mother Cheryl of Overland Park, Kansas; Corys children, Reilee and Connor Fay; granddaughter Amber Dale Evans Myers and husband Josh; their children, Austin Lin and Ethan Dale Evans, all of Manhattan, Kansas; grandson Andrew Evans and his children Leigha and Sorrell of Hutchinson, Kansas; granddaughter Anna Gaye Evans Dawson and husband Cameron Dawson, Jr.; their children, Benjamin, Cameron III, and Philomena Dawson all of Minneapolis; many nieces and nephews, friends and neighbors.

Fay took pleasure in saying he (worked for OG&E for nineteen days short of 39 years). He retired from Woodward Fire Department as a volunteer firefighter. He was also a gunsmith and owned Fays Gun Shop, Fay Harris Insulation and Fay Harris Electric.

He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He and Wanda and their friends spent many vacations trout fishing and elk and deer hunting in Colorado where they camped and hiked to their secret fishing holes and hunting places.

Fay was a 32nd Degree Freemason.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children with the funeral home accepting the contributions.

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