Norma W. (Sharp) Smith, 91, of Montpelier, died on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at IU Health Blackford Hospital in Hartford City. She was born on Jan. 27, 1927, in Blackford County. She married Joe E. Smith on April 21, 1948, in St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, Montpelier.
Survivors include daughter, Susan J. Reynolds of Montpelier; sons, Paul “Eddie” (Janice) Smith and and Joe B. “Jody” Smith, both of Montpelier; sisters, Wilma Payne of Hartford City, Arlene Kirkwood of Hartford City, Joan Abbott of Montpelier; brothers, Lowell “Buck” (Kathy) Sharp of Hartford City, Jim (Vickie) Sharp of Hartford City and Joe (Marlayna) Sharp of Ft. Wayne; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, John Sharp; mother, Helen (Bedwell) Sharp; husband, Joe E. Smith; daughter, Sheila A. Slater; brothers, Lee Sharp, Jack Sharp and Charles Sharp; and sister, Dorothy Heck.
Viewing hours will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, and an hour prior to the service at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, 109 W. Windsor St., Montpelier.
A mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 17, at St. John’s Catholic Church, 209 S. Spring St., Hartford City. Interment will follow in the St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Montpelier.