Norman L. Gregg

Norman L. Gregg, age 83, a resident of Chillicothe, MO, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at St. Luke’s North Hospital in Kansas City.

Norman was born the son of Gilbert and Pearl Virginia (Wiedmier) Gregg on Dec. 19, 1936, in Braymer. He was a 1954 graduate of Braymer High School. He was united in marriage to Dolly Mae Terry on Sept. 6, 1954, in Cowgill. She survives of the home.

He was in his mid-20s when he enrolled in Moler Barber School in Kansas City. After completing barber school, Norman returned to Braymer to cut hair. He then returned to Chillicothe and barbered at Pony’s Barber Shop. Norman and Dolly owned and operated P&S Bowling Alley and Lounge in Braymer, where he also cut hair from 1980 until 1988. Norman and Dolly then made their home back in Chillicothe, where he owned and operated King’s Den Barber Shop in Chillicothe. Norman retired in Sept. 2019, after 56 years of barbering.

Norman was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Chillicothe and was also a member of the Chillicothe Friendship Masonic Lodge #89 AF & AM.

Survivors include his wife, Dolly Gregg of the home; two sons, “Mel” Melvin Lloyd Gregg (Carol) of Chillicothe and Marvin Lynn Gregg and friend Lyn Mitchell of Centerview; three grandchildren, Ashley Gregg of Ashville, NC, Cory Gregg (Anne) of Holt Summit; Lindsay Gregg-Enyeart (Jake) of Lawson; and four great-grandchildren, Logan and Avery Gregg and Adalei and Ember Enyeart.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Naomi Lee.

A Masonic service will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe on Friday, Feb. 7, at 5:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held after the Masonic service at the funeral home on Friday at 6:00 p.m., with visitation to follow. Friends may call at the funeral home in Chillicothe on Friday from noon until 8:00 p.m. A private family graveside service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Braymer on Saturday, Feb. 8 at 10:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Chillicothe Friendship Masonic Lodge #89 AF and AM, and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at

Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe.

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