Ina “Pearl” Norquay, 89, of Riverside, MO completed her earthly journey on April 25, 2022. She was born December 23, 1932 in Jonesboro, AR to John and Pearl Mae (Pinch Back) Duncan.
Pearl was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She married her husband of 36 years, Arthur Norquay on February 28, 1986 in Liberty, MO. For the last 36 years, Pearl and Art traveled all over the Midwest, living the Native way and attending numerous Pow Wow’s. The last six years they travelled to South Dakota and participated in Sun Dances.
In addition to Art, survivors include her son, Chuck Blake; grandson, Daniel Blake and wife, Stephanie; granddaughter, Amy Blake and boyfriend, Jay Bradley; great grandchildren: Dylan, Ashlynn, Lila and Ciara; several nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by five brothers, two sisters; and a grandson, Jarrod Blake.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2022, at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. A Funeral Service celebrating Pearl’s life will begin at 12:00 p.m.