Clonts, Nora Horner

Retired From TVA After 28 Years

Monday, January 21, 2013
Nora Clonts
Nora Clonts

Nora Horner Clonts, 93, of Apison, Tennessee, died on Monday, January 21, 2013 at the Life Care Center of Collegedale.

Born on February 25, 1919 in Corsicana, Tx., 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 January 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 step father, 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, NJ and sisters in law, Blanche Easterly, Melba (Jim) O’Connor,  Rita Phillips and Nancy Clonts;  and a special caregiver and friend, Marcella Bates;  many nieces and nephews. 


Services will be held Thursday at 2 PM 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 Wednesday from 4-7 PM and Thursday from 1-2 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.

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