Mary Evelyn Napier 102, of Frankfort, IN, died at 5:52 a.m. March 10, 2010 at Wesley Manor. Born April 27, 1907 in Frankfort, IN to Jesse Fred Rousch Bond & Laura Almeda (Fudge) Norris Bond. Her first marriage was to A.O. 'Gary' Garrison in 1958 who died in 1959. She then married Henry C. 'Harry' Napier in Brisbane, Australia in 1973. They lived in Indiana with many trips to Australia, alternating with winters in Spain. He preceded her in death on December 9, 1996.
Mrs. Napier was a 1925 graduate of Frankfort High School, graduated DePauw University in 1929 and received her master's degree from Ball State University. She taught Business in Cook County schools for 5 years before returning to Frankfort where she taught Typing and Business in Frankfort High School from 1935 to 1970. After retirement Mrs. Napier then served as a volunteer missionary for the United Methodist Church, teaching business education in Iquique, Chile, 1970-1972. Her memberships include: St. Matthew's United Methodist Church and Esther's Circle; Clinton County Historical Society; Psi Iota Xi Sorority; Clinton County Teachers' Association; American Legion Auxiliary; Friends of the Frankfort Library; Round Table Study Club; American Contract Bridge League; Society of Indiana Pioneers; Delta Kappa Gamma Teachers.
Visitation and Services
A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 6th at Wesley Manor Chapel. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Wesley Manor Good Samaritan Fund.
Niece: Deborah (Mrs. Robert) Falk of Berkeley CA
Several great nephews and nieces
She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Donald F. and Robert N. Bond, and her only nephew, James F. Bond.