Nov. 24, 1925 - Nov. 12, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Leon V. Norwood, 87, passed away on November 12, 2013, in Amarillo, TX. He was born in Orangefield, TX, on November 24, 1925. He married Ima Jean Bailess on December 4, 1953, in Houston, TX. He was a graduate of the University of Texas and served for many years as President of the Western Heights School District's Board. He is survived by daughters, Darlene Brasington & husband, Bruce, Cindy Sheppard & husband, Michael; and son, Doug Norwood; 10 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. The family will receive visitors on Friday from 5-8 PM at Chapel Hill Funeral Home. Services will be held on Saturday, 10AM at Chapel Hill with interment following at Resurrection Cemetery.
Published in The Oklahoman on Nov. 15, 2013