Elsie Blackard Clonce, 102, of Weber City, VA, died Friday,
February 5, 2010, at her home. Born in Hiltons, VA, on
February 4, 1908, she was a lifelong resident of Scott Co VA.
She was a founding charter member of Holston View United
Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday School to an
untold number of children. A practicing Christian, she
lived the exemplary life by helping her family and
neighbors in whatever way she could. She was a proficient
cook, seamstress, a loving mother, grandmother, and friend.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Amberse Clonce,
Sr.; son, A. J. Clonce, Jr.; and eight brothers and sisters.
She is survived by a son, Robert David Clonce and his wife
Lola of Tacoma, WA; daughter-in-law, Marlys Clonce, of
Kingsport, TN; five grandchildren, Richard Clonce, Eric
Clonce, Constance Loosemore, John Clonce, and Sam Clonce;
eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening,
February 10, 2010, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Hamlett-
Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, TN.
Services will be conducted on Thursday, February 11, 2010,
at 11 a.m. at Holston View United Methodist Church, with
Pastor Kenneth Pierce officiating.
Interment will follow at Holston View Cemetery, 171 US
Highway 23 S Weber City, VA. Family and friends will serve
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the
Holston View United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O.
Box 2278, Weber City, VA 24290.
This Memorial Obituary provided by Hamlett-Dobson Funeral
Homes, Kingsport, TN