Grace Y. Neeper
Grace Y. Neeper, 83, of Hereford died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Kings Manor West Gate.A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 601 W. Park Avenue, Hereford, with Mother Beverly Couzzourt, officiating. Cremation services were under the direction of Hereford Heritage Funeral Home.Grace was born Jan. 6, 1931 in Sweetwater to parents, Reagan and Lelia Yoakum. She completed a Master of Arts in education and was an English teacher and a speech therapist at Parker Independent School District for 25 years. She loved teaching her wonderful students. Grace married Wayne Truitt Neeper, Sr. She moved to Hereford from Parker, AZ, in 2001. She was a member of St. Phillips Episcopal Church of Parker, AZ, and of St. Thomas Episcopal Church of Hereford.Grace was preceded in death by her husband; parents; two brothers; and two sisters.Survivors include one daughter, Jaime L. Brorman and husband Lawrence of Hereford; two sons, Wayne Truitt Neeper of Hereford and Jarral Neeper and wife Tamara of Bakersfield, CA; one granddaughter, Audra Neeper; six grandsons, Gary and Jens Brorman, Jason, Jake, Garrett and Brett Neeper and his wife Courtney; a multitude of friends who will remember the hilarious times they shared with her.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be to the Deaf Smith County 4-H Parents Association, P.O. Box 953, Hereford, TX 79045 or to Kings Manor for Benevolent Care, 400 Ranger Drive, Hereford, TX 79045.Express condolences and sign the online guest book at www.herefordheritagefh.com.