Leslie Estes Gregory III

Leslie Estes Gregory III
Leslie Estes Gregory III

Leslie “Manard” Estes Gregory III, 56, of Guymon, OK passed away on June 2, 2020.

Service will be at 10:30 A.M., Monday, June 8, 2020, at First Baptist Church in Texline, TX with Billy Ramage officiating. Burial will be at the Texline Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.

Manard was born in Helena, AR on November 10, 1963, to Mary Juanita Poole. He graduated from Texline High School and served in the United States Navy for 6 years.

Manard was an amazing person who touched many hearts and everyone who met him loved him. He loved his family and adored his grandchildren.

Manard was an avid hunter and loved his Bluetick Coonhounds.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Walter and Ardell Poole; and father, John Bynum Burnett.

Survivors include his mother, Mary Juanita Burnett, of Guymon, OK; wife, Sheryl Gregory, of the home; daughters, Ashlie Gregory, of Guymon, OK, Sydnie Gregory, of Amarillo, TX, and Jericah Kent, of Amarillo, TX; son, Colby Burnett, of Amarillo, TX; stepchildren, Ashley Hamrick, of Amarillo, TX, Zackary Ziegenhirt, of Guymon, OK, and Raven Hauck, of Aumsville, OR; sister, Perria Burnett, of Amarillo, TX; brother, Maddison LaFever, of Huntsville, TX; and eight grandchildren.

21 Replies to “Leslie Estes Gregory III”

  1. Sorry for you loss. Maynard and I served on the LaJolla. Had many
    Good times with Maynard. He was a Great Guy, give the shirt off
    his back if you needed it. I remember him always cutting himself
    with his knives. I was fortunate and got to chat with him a few years
    back. Thoughts and prays are with you and your family.

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I was also stationed on the USS LaJolla with Maynard. He was a good man.

  3. My sincerest and heartfelt condolences for your loss. I served with your son, husband, father, and grandfather in the Navy on USS LA JOLLA. He was a gentle soul and a true shipmate. May God welcome him with open arms.

  4. Brother, I have searched for you on Facebook for some time now and wish so much that I could have found you before this. I have missed you brother and hope you Rest In Peace. When I think back about my time on the boat, you often come to mind.

    Sheryl, you have my deepest sympathy. He was a truly good man.

  5. My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of a good man. Manard was a friend and brother to all of us on the crew of the USS LaJolla SSN-701 back in our day. Always cutting up and making us laugh but serious when we had to be. He will be remembered and missed by us all. Sailor rest your oars, we have the watch.

  6. Sheryl my heart hurts for you and your family. May God give comfort and peace to you through this time and always🙏🙏 I didn’t know Maynard that well but I do know how much you loved him.❤️❤️❤️❤️ May he Rest In Peace ✝️

  7. He was a good man, in all ways. He will be missed greatly. Praying for strength for his family in these trying days.

  8. My Sincere prayers goes out to all of the Family, I did not know Leslie but I am sure he was a very Loving Husband, Father and Friend. May God be with you in this time to help you heal your hearts and to have joy in your life remembering all of the good times spent with Leslie and know that you will see him agian someday.

  9. Deepest sympathy to the family. Love you, Sheryl. My hesrt goes out to all of you! Aunt Debbie and Howard.

  10. So many great memories of those school days. You were always such a good person and will be missed by many. I pray for your family’s comfort and peace during this difficult time.

  11. Fly high Uncle!! I know your up there with everyone that’s gone on before you.. While the rest of us are still here dealing with this worldly mess watch over us!! Especially Aunt Sheryl!!!

  12. Oh Manard,you were one of a kind and will be missed by so many. You were always so fun to be around. I’ll never forget the arm wrestling night. Lol. Rest in peace my friend. Keep em laughing until we can all meet again!

  13. I met this man while working at loves. He will be missed for sure. My condolences to the family. Will forever cherish the work memories we made.

  14. I can’t believe you are gone!! You always made me smile when I would see you at Walmart. You were a good person with a loving and caring heart. You will be missed. Fly high my friend.

  15. We had some great times Manard. I pray a blessing around your family as they grieve your passing.

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