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Norma Jean Hines-Sharp



Funeral services for Norma Jean Hines-Sharp, 94 of Ledbetter, were on Monday, August 1, 2022 at First Baptist Church in Giddings with Pastor Joshua Humbert officiating.

Norma Jean Hines-Sharp was born on May 12, 1928 in Madison, Kansas to William Otto Frederick and Bertha Alice (Glenn) Frederick. She came to know Jesus as Savior at the age of 15. She was baptized in 1943 in “The Little Red River” in Heber Springs, Arkansas.

During World War II, she was a Navy Cadet Nurse in training. She met Bill Hines during this time and they were married 6 months later. They were married for 60 years and had 4 children and many grandchildren. Besides raising her family, she taught private piano lessons and music lessons.

Her faith in Christ was evident and she was an active member of the churches she belonged to in Virginia and Texas. She always found ways to volunteer for different events and positions within the church. Norma Jean found joy and purpose in reading her Bible daily. She also enjoyed sewing and cooking. She loved having her family around and looked forward to traveling and going on road trips.

Bill Hines went to be with the Lord in 2007. Norma Jean was married to Bob Sharp on June 12, 2016 in Ledbetter. They enjoyed six wonderful years together. Norma Jean passed away the morning of July 27, 2022 at her home in Ledbetter.

She is preceded in death by parents, William & Bertha Frederick; first husband of sixty years, Charles William Hines; brother, Glendon Frederick, and sister, Pauline Crook.

Norma Jean is survived by her husband, Bob Sharp of Ledbetter; four children, Barbara Jean & David McBride of Virginia, Dr. Charles “Bobby” & Inga Hines of Virginia, Rebecca & Chuck Humbert of San Antonio, and Betty Jo & Michael Hodge of Giddings; three step children, Martha & Merrel Ross, Robert & Sharon Sharp, Pamela Rena & Sean Brown; fourteen grandchildren, Angela Schweikart of Virginia, Glen Troyer of Virginia, Jonathan McBride of Virginia, Michael McBride of Virginia, Brian McBride of Virginia, Michel le Zebrowski of California, Kasi Schulz of Virginia, Tara Cofer of Virginia, Ryan Hite of Florida, Jacob Humbert of Colorado, Joshua Humbert of San Antonio, Amy Joy Keuten of San Antonio, Dustin Hodge of San Antonio, Austin Hodge of Bastrop; twenty eight great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers were Steve Schweikart, Jacob Humbert, Joshua Humbert, Caleb Humbert, Dustin Hodge, and Austin Hodge.

Memorials may be made to Gideons International at Gideons.org/donate.

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