Facts and Events
Fred's house at 602 East Avenue H in Heavner, Oklahoma was destroyed in an explosion in 1996. Fred was setting in the Kitchen at the time. He was hurt only slightly. Children from the high school track ran across the road and helped to pull him out of the rubble. Fred found a harmonica in the ruins and entertained the firemen and news people. The story ran on at least one national news show.
Fred Addison and Herb Fields on the Field's Farm
Emmett Huie and Fred Addison
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- The Wilson-Johnston store, a hardware and furniture business where regular customers came to drink coffee and hash over politics, will meet the auctioneer Saturday.
Lumber, forklifts and other merchandise at the 42-year-old store will go up for sale. The building itself eventually will be sold or rented.
"I took a notion that I was getting tired of the hassle," said owner Charlie Wilson, 79. "There comes a time when you just have to quit." The World War II veteran said he and Pat Johnston teamed up to start the store because they wanted to wanted to sell paint and televisions