Funeral Services for Norma J. Napier, age 92 of Ewing, NE, will be10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at United Methodist-Presbyterian Church USA in Ewing, NE with Pastor John Petersen, officiating. Visitation will be held 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Clearwater, NE with Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Burial will be in Ewing City Cemetery in Ewing. Norma passed away Friday, April 30, 2021 at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh, NE. Condolences may be directed to the family at
In lieu of flowers memorial may be directed to the United Methodist-Presbyterian Church, USA in Ewing, NE.
Norma Jean Napier was born on April 13, 1929, to Rolland and Algenia (Gunter) Hord near Ewing. She grew up in the Ewing community, attended rural school and graduated from Ewing High School. She married Alfred Napier on June 20, 1947 at the home of her parents. They lived on a ranch south of Ewing where they raised their 4 children, LeRoy, Glenda, Dennis and Steve. They moved into Ewing in 1970 where Norma remained until her death. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, ordained as an Elder, Clerk of Session. Participated in several of the church programs: planned Community Holy Week Service, United Church Women, and Hope Parish bible study. Norma reported the Ewing News on KBRX for 40 years. Member of American Legion Auxiliary and charter member of Baur Memorial Housing Authority. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, little tatting, reading, and sewing mission was making baby blankets for the Neligh hospital.
Survived by her children, LeRoy and Doris of Ewing, NE; Glenda Adams of Ewing, NE; and Steve and Jody Napier of Ewing, NE; daughter-in-law, Kathy Napier of Norfolk, sister-in-law, Loretta Napier, Ewing, NE; Sharon Hord, Rapid City, SD; brother-in-law Russell and Judy Napier of Lincoln, NE. 19 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents; brother, Duane Hord; husband, Alfred and son, Dennis.