Class of 1977
1977 Maroon Spotlight
Track 74-77, Football 74-77, Basketball 74.
Gregory Alan Norman
January 31, 1959 – February 11, 2021
Gregory Alan Norman, 62, of Mannford, has passed away. He was born on January 31, 1959, in Corpus Christi, Texas, the son of Thomas Monroe Norman and his bride, LaWanda Anne Zavodny Norman. Greg was a Perry High School graduate of 1977. He ran track and played football in school. Greg earned a Bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Christian University in 1982. He was a member of the Perry Church of Christ as well as the Mannford Church of Christ.
Greg enjoyed the outdoors. He liked fishing, especially fly-fishing. He was an avid rock collector, always bringing home a new sample to show off. He amassed a large, impressive rock collection over the years. He was a simple man who enjoyed listening to rock and roll and wearing wild Hawaiian shirts.
Greg was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and LaWanda Norman.
He leaves behind to mourn his loss brother Joel Norman and his wife Nancy of Luther, sister Laurie Gilbert and her husband Danny of Allen, TX, nephew T.J. Norman and his wife Ashley of Jones, niece Kathryn Maxson and her husband Corwin of Edmond, nephew Phillip Norman and his wife Karlee of Edmond, nephew Clark Gilbert and his wife Sarah of Frisco, TX, niece Natalie Gilbert of Allen, TX, former wife Mary Norman (Missy) of Bixby, stepson Tyler Odom and his wife Sabrina of Glenpool, stepson Nathan Odom and his wife Ashley of Jenks, stepdaughter Michelle Odom of Glenpool, grandchildren Zaylee, Skye, Taethynn, Aerolynn, and Aevalynn, great-nieces and great-nephews Elijah, Andrew, Micah, Charity and Scotlynn, and a very special best friend L.D., the dog. L.D. went everywhere Greg did.
Funeral services to honor Greg’s life will be held at Perry Church of Christ on Monday, March 8, at 1 p.m. with minister Troy Woolery officiating. Greg will be laid to rest at the Bohemian Cemetery in Noble County.