Elsie Mae Napier

March 20, 1935 - September 04, 2020

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Tuesday, September 08, 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Grace Christian Church, 126 East Mitchell Street, Kendallville

Wednesday, September 09, 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Grace Christian Church, 126 East Mitchell Street, Kendallville


Thursday, September 10, 11:00 AM
Grace Christian Church, 126 East Mitchell Street, Kendallville


Elsie Mae Napier, 85, of Rome City died Friday, September 4, 2020, at her residence with her loving family at her side.

She was born March 20, 1935, in Garner, Kentucky, to Cephus and Ola (Slone) Mosley.

In 1961, she married Charles Napier. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Napier cared for children in her home for many years.

Elsie enjoyed going to garage sales and was a collector of many items. She loved to watch “Little House on the Prairie”. She was a selfless and amazing Mom and Grandma and adored her family and grandchildren. Her family stated that to know her was to know love. She will be dearly missed.

Surviving are three daughters, Brenda Mullett of Rome City, Linda Combs of Rome City, and Angela (Nathan) McNeal of Kendallville; two sons, Robbie Napier of Rome City and Dougie Mullett of Rome City; ten grandchildren, Vicki (Rodney Duvall) Smart, Toby Combs, Devin Combs, Ashley (Brad) Hermann, Skyler (Amanda Collins) McNeal, Zayne McNeal, Sevin McNeal, Hunter Chilcote, Haley (Clayton McConahay) Napier, and Stevie Gillespie; 16 great-grandchildren; two great great-grandchildren; four sisters, Betty Abner of Ligonier, Dorothy (Junior) Ritchie of Rome City, Flossie Davis of Kendallville, and Lori Holliday of Rome City; and a brother, James (Jackie) Mosley of Hindman, Kentucky.

She was also preceded in death by her beloved son, Stevie Napier; two sisters, Marie Graber and Lovella Mosley; and four brothers, Alonzo Mosley, Taulby Mosley, Ellis Mosley, and LeRoy Mosley.

Funeral services will be Thursday, September 10, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Grace Christian Church, 126 East Mitchell Street, Kendallville with Pastor Scotty Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow in Orange Cemetery near Rome City.

A live broadcast of the service will be available for viewing on the Young Family Funeral Home
Facebook page Thursday at 11 a.m.

Pallbearers are Robbie Napier, Dougie Mullett, Skyler McNeal, Zayne McNeal, Cary Gillian, Nathan McNeal, and Logan Smart.

Calling is Tuesday, September 8, 2020, after 4 p.m. and all day Wednesday at the church. An evening service will be held on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the church.

Preferred memorials may be directed to the funeral home for funeral expenses. Envelopes will be available at the church.

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville is assisting the family with arrangements.

View a video tribute after Wednesday or share memories and condolences at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Katina A Smith
September 10th, 2020 3:38pm

Lots of love to all of the family

Renee Falcone
September 10th, 2020 4:27am

Mommy Mae you was one of the 1st to welcome me into her family when I moved up here. You loved and cared and even yelled at me like your own. You dont find many people that can do that in this world makes you 1 in a million to me. I love you more than you'll ever know. You'll always be in my heart and forever missed. I LOVE YOU

Jada Owens and Cledis Slone e
September 9th, 2020 4:08am

Sorry about your lose, may god be with you and your family.. Love, Jada and Cledis

Steve McCreery
September 8th, 2020 10:22pm
Rome City

Sorry to see this. I don't think LeRoy had better support in those baseball bleachers than Mae's clan. Love never fails. Our very best to you all. Steve and Dawn

Norma Barger
September 8th, 2020 1:52pm
Rome City Indiana

I am so sorry for your loss Brenda, Linda, Angie, Robbie, Dougie, Dorothy Bev and all the rest of the family. I know how much you all loved May. Prayers and peace to you all and know my heart goes out to you all. May God be with you and help you through the headache you are going throigh. Hugs to you all.

Michelle Austin and Family
September 7th, 2020 2:31pm
Fort Wayne

Our thoughts and prayers are with your friends and family.

Amanda Johnson
September 7th, 2020 8:29am
Rome City

Prayers for the entire family.

Bridget Johnson
September 7th, 2020 6:36am
Knott County Kentucky

My Prayers are with the family. Mae was such a beautiful person, inside and out. May you rest in peace beautiful angel.

Dawn Ulch
September 6th, 2020 9:16pm

My thoughts and prayers to the family, you will be dearly missed, ty for touching so many lives.