The football world mourns the loss of the First Lady of Kansas City Chiefs Norma Hunt, who died on Sunday aged 85. Social media has been flooded with heartfelt messages from around the world. Gracie Hunt, Kansas City Chiefs heiress shared her memories on Instagram.
Norma Hunt was the late wife of Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt who died in 2006. His son Clark Hunt then took over as the Chiefs’ head coach.
Norma Hunt attended the Super Bowl LVII when the Chiefs beat the Philadelphia Eagles. She held the Vince Lombardi Trophy with her son. It was the third time that the Kansas City Chiefs won the prestigious trophy.
Clark Hunt then released a statement to the Chiefs’ official page. “Our family is deeply saddened at the loss of our mother Norma.” She was an amazing woman and a wonderful mom. All who knew her will miss her dearly. Mom was a one-of-a-kind woman. She was kind, generous and always positive. Her enthusiasm for life and joy were contagious. She was always encouraging and caring to others. .”
Clark’s daughter Gracie Hunt also posted a heartwarming post about Norma Hunt to her Instagram account. She wrote, ” Heaven has gained an angel.” In the background, you can hear Dean Lewis singing “How Do I Say Goodbye.”
She shared the video when the Chiefs recently won their Super Bowl. Norma Hunt is seen walking to the Chiefs Arrowhead Stadium and lifting the trophy.
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Norma Hunt receives a flood of heartwarming messages from around the world
Norma Hunt’s passing has affected her family and the Chiefs deeply, but they are comforted by the knowledge that she is now with the Lord. Patrick Mahomes, the Chiefs Super Bowl MVP, wrote a heartwarming message. He wrote, “Mrs. Norma was the greatest. She helped build .”
Not only Mahomes but also other NFL teams said goodbye to Norma Hunt, expressing gratitude for her invaluable contributions to the growth of the sport.
Skip Bayless, the host of “Undisputed”, also posted an goodbye. He said he was very familiar with Lamar Hunt and Norma Hunt and they were both good people.
Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner, released a statement that read, “In Memory of Norma Hunt.” The entire NFL family was deeply saddened at the loss of Norma Hunt who has been a major presence in the NFL over the past seven decades. I had the pleasure of knowing Norma Hunt for almost 40 years. Her warmth and grace were always evident, as was her partnership with Lamar and pride in her family. Norma extended her sense of family to the Chiefs organization, which was something she adored. Norma was a passionate fan of the Chiefs, the NFL and understood every aspect of it.
Norma Hunt is forever remembered as the woman that created the NFL. The only person who attended every Super Bowl. She will always be known as the First Lady.