The Woodward News

February 12, 2014

In Memory of Norman W. Reed

Woodward News

Woodward, Okla. —

In Memory of Norman W. Reed

Norman Wiley Reed passed away peacefully on February 6, 2014 surrounded by his loving wife Ann, and his daughter Carla. Mr. Reed has 2 sons, John and Gary Reed. He has 4 grandchildren; Allison Ann Keller, Astrud Reed, Michelle Stephens, & Shaun Henry Reed and one great-grandson, Paul Henry Reed.

Mr. Reed was married to his wife Ann for 68 years. They met in junior high school and were married in Tulsa, Oklahoma in June of 1946 where he later attended Barber College.

Mr. Reed was born in Alva, OK in 1928 to Lela and Henry Reed. He was an only child. He attended school in Alva where he graduated from Alva HS and briefly played football for Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

Ann and Norman lived many years in Colorado where their 2 youngest children were born. The move back to Alva in 1965 where he owned a barbershop then started his own car business.

In 1975, they moved to Woodward, OK where Mr. Reed had accepted the position of Sales Manager at the dealership of Al Norman. After several years, he again started his own car business.

A private family service was held with Wharton Funeral Chapel.

Wharton Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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