Neta Grace (Smith) “Staton” Clonan, 92

MUNCIE, INDIANA (OBITUARIES) - Neta Grace (Smith) “Staton” Clonan, 92, went to be with her Lord, early Sunday morning, June 8, 2014, at her residence following a brief illness.  She was born in Jamestown, Tennessee on, March 7, 1922, the daughter of Alfred and Freelie Pearl (Beaty) Smith.

Grace attended Jamestown City Schools and married William Staton who preceded her in death in 1967 and then married Robert Clonan who preceded her in death in 1992.  Mrs. Clonan had worked both in retail and then for some factories, first serving the John Stillman’s Department Store and then Works Novelty and Ball Brothers Manufacturing.  She retired in 1984.  

Grace was a member of the Trinity Assembly of God in Florida and attended the Glad Tidings Assembly of God in Muncie.  She also was a member of the Delco Sympathy Club, she was a long standing member of the Gideon’s International Women’s Auxiliary, and was a member of the Jerusalem Prayer Team.    

Grace enjoyed passing out bibles and visiting prisons through out Volusia County, Florida.  She also enjoyed painting.

Survivors include two daughters, Sandra Chandler (husband-Jerry), Muncie and Donna Morrison (husband-Wayne), Muncie; one son,  Ernest Staton (wife-Trissia), Marlow, Oklahoma; ten grandchildren; several great grandchildren; two daughters-in-law, Sharon Staton, Ft. Wayne and Helen Staton, Muncie; one sister Allene Conner (husband-Charles, Ashville, North Carolina; one brother, Gene Smith (wife-Glenda), Portsmouth, Alabama; several nieces and nephews.

Besides her two husbands, William Staton and Robert Clonan, she is preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Wanda Hatfield; two sons, William Staton and James Staton;  two sisters, Ruby Muncey and Ruth Neeley; one brother, Warren Smith.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2014, 1:00 P.M. at the Parson Mortuary with Pastor Kevin Holt officiating.  Burial will follow at the Tomlinson Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Parson Mortuary on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and again on Thursday, June 12, 2014, from 12:00 P.M. until service time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Glad Tidings Assembly of God church for their Missionary Program, 3001 Burlington, Muncie, IN  47302.

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