James Frye, a resident of Tulsa, died May 4, 2021 in Salina at the age of 60. He was born Feb. 22, 1961 in Claremore to Harbie Frye, Sr. and May (Smith) Frye.
James married Dianne Whitaker, Sept. 29, 2019 in Salina. He worked for the Tulsa Public Schools for many years. He is a member of the Yardeka Baptist Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Robert and Johnny Frye.
He is survived by his wife Dianne of the home in Tulsa; two children, Malana Boffer and Isaiah Boffer, both of the home; three brothers: Will Frye of Salem Community, Harbie Frye, Jr. and wife Cheryl of Guthrie and Samuel Frye of Henryetta; four sisters: Fannie Frye and Patricia Frye, both of Henryetta, Carol Frye of Dewar and Freda Frye of Okmulgee; also by a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, as well as a host of friends and other relatives.
Viewing for James will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday. Wake services will follow at 6 p.m. at Integrity Chapel.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 2021 at Integrity Chapel. Interment will follow in Frye Family Cemetery in Salem. Services are under direction of Integrity Funeral Service.