Johnnie D. Norman, 81, Vinita, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Norman was born in Pitcher. After graduating high school he went on to earn his associates degree from Oklahoma State University. He also served in the United States Army from 1950-1953. He was employed with REC for 45 years and was a sargent of Arms for the House of Representatives for eight years. He was also very involved and community oriented.
He was a 32nd
degree mason, former Worshipful Master, member of the Akdar Shrine, the Eastern Star in which he served as the Grand Representative to the District of Colombia in the state of Oklahoma, 50 year member of the American Legion Dale Peace Post #40, the VFW, and was a Kentucky Colonel.
Survivors include his wife Jeanie Norman of the home; children, Michael Norman and wife Ruthie of Atlanta, GA, Seth Ann Lawson and husband Bill of Ketchum, Tiana Tucker and husband Eubert of Vinita, and Chris Norman and wife Jenny of O’Fallon, MO, step children: Robert Dry of Langley and Rebecca Cupp of Langley; 10 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and one brother Jerry Norman of Corpus Christi, Texas. He is preceded in death by his father John Norman, Julia Norman Scott and one brother Toby Norman.
Viewing is 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, May 20, at the Luginbuel Funeral Chapel with cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Akdar Shrine Temple Transportation Fund for Children or Friends of Langley Public Library. Services are under the direction of Luginbuel Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.honoringmemories.com