Funeral services for Phyllis Ann Friday, 86, of Emory, were held on May 7 at Emory Baptist Church. Dr. Richard Piles and Dr. Joe Perkins officiated.
Interment followed in Willow Springs Cemetery.
Mrs. Friday died on May 5, 2020. She was born on April 14, 1934, to James Efton and Elsie D. Marang Scott. She graduated from high school and attended two years of college. She married Gerry Friday, in Dallas, on June 28,1957.
Mrs. Friday worked as an office manager or secretary at several jobs while in the Dallas area. After relocating to Rains County in 1980, she was soon employed by the Emory Baptist Church as secretary and office manager. However, she helped with any type of event or in whatever capacity needed. She became a vital part of the church. She was a long-standing member of Emory Baptist Church. She was employed by the church for 23 years before retiring.
Mrs. Friday is survived by her husband of Emory; sons, Larry Dale Friday and wife Anita of Midlothian, and Michael Dean Friday of Emory; brother, Jack Scott and wife Sonnie of Rockwall; granddaughter, April Marie Naas; and other loving family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a half-brother, Marvin Stevens.
Arrangements were under the direction of Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory.