Former Fleming Chairman Werries Dies

OKLAHOMA CITY — Funeral services are scheduled here Tuesday for E. Dean Werries, the longtime president and later chairman and chief executive officer of former national wholesaler Fleming Cos.

Werries, 82, died Wednesday at a hospice facility.

He joined Fleming in 1955 as a salesman in the distributor’s Wichita, Kan., office. He was heading the company’s Fleming Foods division when he was named president in 1978 and chairman and chi

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