Janice C. (Warren) Averill-Norman, 77, of Tulsa, died following an exhausting battle with cancer.
She was born Aug. 15, 1941 in Jacksonville, TX to Ray and Maxine Warren.
Janice (Jan) initially retired from GableGotwals Law Firm in Tulsa in 1989 following a rewarding career as office manager.
Following her GableGotwals retirement, she and “Gene” embarked on their second dream, living the lake life at Grand Lake in and around Grove.
She went on to become executive director for the Grand Lake Association and ultimately executive director for Har~Ber Village Museum before her final retirement in 2011.
She cherished the friendships of those whose lives she touched, in turn touching hers, and carried them with her always.
Jan was preceded in death by the love of her life, Eugene G. “Gene” Norman in 2016.
She is survived by her sister Brenda (Warren) Lough and husband, Ronnie of Gallatin, Texas; sons: Scott Averill and wife, Angela and Todd Averill, all of Sand Springs; stepdaughters: Cindy Siegrist of Yukon, Vicki Butcher and husband, Bruce of Dallas, Texas; and Toni Marks and husband, Larry of Yukon; grandchildren: Taylor Averill, Chance Hillis, Seth Gallagher, Alicia Griffin, Matthew Gallagher, Megan Gallagher, Rebecca Bryan, Kim Woodard, Melissa Barlow, Melanie Marshall and Lindsey Butcher; and 14 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 21, at Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Chapel Tulsa.
“If the essence of my being has caused a smile upon your face or a touch of joy within your heart. Then in living - I have left my mark.” - Thomas L. Odem, Jr.
Services under the direction of Fitzgerald Southwood Colonial Chapel, Tulsa. www.Fitzgeraldsouthwoodchapel.com