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Seven people with Oklahoma ties perished in 9/11 attacks

Seven people with Oklahoma ties perished in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. They worked in both the north and south towers of the World Trade Center and in the Pentagon.
Oklahoman Modified: September 11, 2011 at 1:24 am •  Published: September 11, 2011

Seven people with Oklahoma ties perished in the Sept. 11, 2001,

attacks. They are:

Brian Moss

Moss, 34, of Sperry, was an electronics technician in the Navy and in the Pentagon on the day of the 9/11 attacks. During his 12-year career in the Navy, he earned various awards and decorations, including five Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. He died as a Petty Officer 1st Class, and left behind parents Bill and Pat Moss, of Sperry; widow, Mary Lou, and their children, Ashten and Connor, of Washington.

Spc. Chin Sun Pak Wells

Known as Sunny Wells, the Lawton Eisenhower High School graduate died two days shy of her 25th birthday. She was assigned to the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel in the Pentagon as a personnel specialist. Wells enlisted in the Army in 1997, and after completing basic and advanced individual training, was sent to Korea. She left behind her father, Norman Wells; her mother, Kum Wells; two younger brothers; and a fiancee.

Jayesh Shah

“Jay” Shah, 38, graduated from Tulsa Memorial High School and completed a degree in petroleum engineering at the University of Tulsa in 1984. He later returned for a master's degree in computer science and graduated in 1987. Shah was killed in the north tower of the World Trade Center where he was working as vice president of eSpeed International, a division of Cantor Fitzgerald financial services. He left a widow and his children Nikita, Sonia, and Kevin. He is also survived by his brother, Niloy Shah.

Wayne Terrial Davis

Davis, 29, graduated from Edmond Memorial High School in 1989 and enlisted in the U.S. Army. He fought in Operation Desert Storm, achieving the rank of Sergeant 1st Class, before retiring from the military to attend college. Davis worked for Callixa Corp. and was on the 106th floor of the north tower of the World Trade Center when he died. Davis is survived by his mother, Noverta, a wife, and three children.

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