POTEAU–Freida Elizabeth Baird, 92, of Poteau, passed away Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 in Poteau. She was born Feb. 7, 1919 in Lancaster, Texas to Nick Olen and Eddie C. (Brundage) Worley. She worked in a dry goods store as a clerk and many years at City Shoe Market.
Services are Thursday at 10 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Monroe with Rev. Garry Haskins officiating. Interment will follow in Monroe Cemetery under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Idus Baird; great grandson, Carson Wann; and her parents.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Nancy and Jim Wann of Poteau; grandchildren, Roger and Dawn Wann of Lindsey, Texas, Danny and Elizabeth Wann of Poteau; great grandchildren, Nathan Privett, Britney Wann, Sabrina Wann-Minor, Nick Wann, Jace Wann, Logan Wann, Faith Wann and Gauge Wann.
Pallbearers are Danny Wann, Roger Wann, Kirk Smith, Donald Smith, Nathan Privett, Jace Wann, Nick Wann and Logan Wann. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of the church.
The family will be at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. to visit with relatives and friends.
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