She was born on Feb. 25, 1919, in Corsicana, Texas, and 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 it on Jan. 8, 1950. As a member, she served in many capacities including organist and pianist, Sunday school teacher, librarian and secretary/treasurer of the senior group. She was also very active in the WMC.
She 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 of Cinnaminson, N.J.; sisters-in-law: Blanche Easterly, Melba (Jim) O’Connor, Rita Phillips and Nancy Clonts; a special caregiver and friend, Marcella Bates; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road, with the Rev. Bob Dasal officiating.
Interment will follow at Antioch Cemetery with her nephews serving as pallbearers.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International or Apison Baptist Church.
Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort and view the memorial tribute.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.