Opal Napier

Opal Napier, 88, of Wabash, IN, and having ties to Andrews, IN, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, at 10:22 a.m., at her home.

Mrs. Napier retired from United Tech/Dana in Andrews in 1995 after 12 years, and also worked at Kroger Egg in Wabash. She was a member of the Wabash Chapel Worship Center.

She was born Jan. 21, 1930, in Harlan, KY, to Frank and Cora Napier Branson. She married Ronald "John" Napier in Harlan, KY, on Aug. 16, 1947, and he preceded her in death on May 8, 2001.

She is survived by two daughters, Merita Carpenter, of North Manchester, and Lisa Nelson, of Wabash; two sons, Ronald Kenneth Napier, of Silver Lake, and Edward (Fran) Napier, of North Manchester; a sister, Ann (Charles) Osborne, of Wabash; a brother, Harry Branson, of Lawrenceburg;13 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Ronald Leon Napier.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash., with Rev. Tim Prater and Rev. Charles Osborne officiating. Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash.

Memorials are to Parkview Hospice.

The memorial guest book may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.