Wiley Norman

The Wagoner Tribune
February 11, 1941
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Wiley Norman, 73, a resident of Wagoner for 69 years, coming to Indian Territory with his parents in 1872 from Tennessee, died , February 8, 1941, at the home of his daughter Mrs. Lee Hudlin, her Saturday evening following a long, lingering illness. The Norman Family came to Indian Territory from Cleveland, Tennessee, engaging in farming and stock raising on a large ranch located six miles east of what is now Wagoner, Oklahoma.

Mr. Norman attended school at the old Male Seminary at Tahlequah and later in Sedalia, Missouri where he was graduated. At the Male Seminary he was a classmate of the late W. W. Hastings, long time second Oklahoma district congressman.

Funeral services for Norman were held here Monday afternoon in the First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. J. Edwin Kerr, pastor, officiating, assisted by the Rev. A. S. Cameron, pastor of the First Methodist Church.

Following the service the body was taken to Kansas City, Missouri for cremation by the Hersman Funeral Home. Private services will be held Wednesday morning in Elmwood Cemetery when the ashes are placed beside his wife, who died in October, 1918.

Pallbearers at the service here were Walter Cleckler, Clay Flowers, W. P. Hayes, Cecil Beard, Charles Jernigan and Jim Neely. Mr. Norman is survived by two daughters; Mrs. Hudlin and Mrs. Guy Stockdale, both of Wagoner, and two son; Robert of Tulsa and Carl, a patient in the United States Veterans Hospital in Danville, Illinois. Two brothers, A. C. Norman, Wagoner, and J. A. Norman, Oklahoma City, and a sister, Mrs. G. A. McBride, Harlingen, Texas, also survive.

Out of town persons attending the Norman funeral services here Monday were J. S. Norman, Oklahoma City; Mrs. Alice Gaines, Joe Teal, Jennie Edwards, Mrs. Russell Warren, Mrs. Kate Norman and daughter, Jeanne, Brown Roddy, Miss Alice Miller and Bill Gaines of El Reno, and Bob Norman, Tulsa.

Obituary provided by Charlotte Stevens Schneider