Nora Clonts

Hamilton County

Nora Horner Clonts, 93, of Apison, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the Life Care Center of Collegedale.Born on Feb. 25, 1919 in Corsicana, Texas, she was a longtime resident of Apison.She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Emert Clonts. She and her husband were faithful members of Apison Baptist Church after joining the church on Jan. 8, 1950. As a member, she has served in many capacities including organist and pianist, Sunday school teacher, librarian, secretary/treasurer of the Senior Group, and very active in the WMC.Mrs. Clonts retired from TVA after 28 years of service.She was preceded in death by her father, John Horner; and her mother and stepfather, Ethel and Shannon Easterly; two sisters and brother-in-law, Lucille Seals and Elizabeth and A.B. Whitaker; three brothers and sisters-in-law, John "Red" and Tennie Horner, Robert and Mildred Easterly, Roy and Anita Easterly and Joe Easterly; brothers-in-law, Cecil, Bernard, Buford and Frank Clonts and sister-in-law, Lennie May Holden.She is survived by one brother, Wallace (Margaret) Easterly, Cinnaminson, N.J.; and sisters-in-law, Blanche Easterly, Melba (Jim) OConnor, Rita Phillips and Nancy Clonts; and a special caregiver and friend, Marcella Bates; many nieces and nephews.Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Bob Dasal officiating.Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery with her nephews serving as pallbearers.Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International or Apison Baptist Church.Visit to share words of comfort and view the memorial tribute.The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. today and from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.

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