Norwert Hills, Sr. spent the greater part of his youth in Greensburg, Louisiana. He is the son of Leroy Hills, Sr. and Irma Lee Spears. Norwert Hills, Sr. is married to First Lady, Evangelist Beverly Mallory Hills. They have three children: Norwert Hills, Jr., pastor of Greater Antioch Baptist Church in Rock Island, Illinois; Cheron Hills and Shartan Hills. Norwert and Beverly have six grandchildren.
Norwert Hills, Sr. began preaching at an early age. While living in New Orleans, Louisiana, he attended Mt. Sinai Baptist Church. He left the New Orleans area, returning to Greensburg, but was called back to Mt. Sinai to accept the pastor position after the death of its long-standing pastor. He served there for an extended period of time before leaving for the pastor positions at Morning Star Baptist Church in Mandeville, Louisiana and St. James Baptist Church in Tickfaw, Louisiana. He moved on to pastor at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Independence, Louisiana, prior to launching a new church ministry, Greater Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, in 1997.
Norwert Hills, Sr. is a graduate of Christian Bible School in New Orleans and is a retired state registered Cosmetologist. He is chapel at the N. A. James Funeral Home in Hammond, Louisiana.