Peaceful 06

Dr. Gordon Rex Greener, DC

March 20, 1944 ~ February 1, 2022 (age 77)


Dr. Gordon Rex Greener, DC, of Broken Bow, passed away February 1st 2022 at 77 years old. His death came as a shock to his family, friends and loved ones. He insisted that he would never retire and he managed to see clients within a week of his death. Doc really enjoyed helping people.

Born in California, he was the 2nd of 5 children born to Joseph Rex and Carol Marjorie (Bower) Greener. He graduated from Downy High school in Modesto, California. He spent a year in Alaska with his cousin, and then served a mission for the LDS church in 1964-5 in South Dakota and Canada. In 1965, Gordon married Rosalie Chandler and they had 5 children together. He served in the Navy during Vietnam. He was a photographer in his early career and owned a store called Gordons Foto Facets in Livermore California. He was also a Shaklee distributor and hosted nutritional seminars in his home. He spent time as a salesman and professional dog trainer while going to college.

He became a Chiropractor in 1982 and moved his family to Valliant, Oklahoma to open his first clinic. He eventually moved his clinic to Idabel and practiced there until 1995. He then moved his practice to Texas until returning to Oklahoma in 2007. His family and friends were thrilled to welcome him back.

In September 2013, Gordon married Sara Lea “Sally” Henrie. They were eternally sealed in the LDS temple in St. George, Utah on July 23rd 2015. Gordon and Sally had 8 wonderful years together living in Broken Bow and travelling often to explore areas, visit their families and collect fascinating rocks and fossils. Gordon had recently taken up metal detecting and was having a wonderful time digging for treasures in the earth.

Gordon is survived by his wife, Sara Lea “Sally” Greener, three daughters, Aleta Greener of Hollycreek, Adele and Daniel Parker of Goodwater, and Lydia and Jimmy Williams of Idabel, two stepsons, Bryan and Monica Heaton of Kaysville, UT and Jimmy and Amber Heaton of Austin, TX, one brother, Victor Greener of Fresno, CA, and two sisters, Diane Snoderly of Modesto, CA and Amy Bunger of Upland, NE, and one brother-in-law, Burdell and Pat Henrie of Panguitch Lake, UT, three sisters-in-law, Bernice and Don Miller of Keno, OR, and Arlene “Toi” Williamson of Boise, ID, and Marlene “Beanie” and Robert Palmer of Pleasant View, UT. He has 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren, and numerous beloved nieces and nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant sons, Rex and Glen Greener, his brother and wife, Joseph and Sherry Greener, his niece Leah Snoderly and two great grandchildren, Willow and Conner Ulm.

There is a memorial service planned for February 12th (Saturday) at 3pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 2424 SE Lincoln Rd in Idabel, Oklahoma.

There will be a graveside service at the Panguitch Cemetery in Panguitch, Utah to be scheduled at a later date during Spring.

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Memorial Service
February 12, 2022

3:00 PM
Church of Jesus Christ (Idabel, Oklahoma)

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