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Isabel Cloninger Hovis
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1924
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 2007
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA


STANLEY Isabel Cloninger Hovis, 82, of 504 Blacksnake Road, died July 8, 2007, at her residence.

She was born in Gaston County, daughter of the late Ralph Dewey Clonginger Sr. and Hazel Irene Thornburg Cloninger.

FUNERAL: 3 p.m. Tuesday, Alexis Baptist Church

INTERMENT: church cemetery

VISITATION: One hour prior to the funeral service

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She retired from J.P. Stevens in Stanley and was a longtime member of Alexis Baptist Church, where she was a longtime former president of WMU and was a Sunday School teacher.

SURVIVORS: Husband of 64 years, Paul D. Hovis; son, Richard Hovis and wife, Linda of Stanley; two sisters, Louise Addington Davis of Dallas, Irene C. Crickmore of Dallas; two brothers, Franklin "Buck" Cloninger of Dallas, John Carroll Cloninger of Glasenburg, N.C.; sister-in-law, Trula Cloninger of Dallas; three grandchildren, Richard W. Hovis Jr. and wife, Nina, of Stanley, Kristina Wyatt and husband, Darrell of Dallas, Karen E. Reavis and husband, Derek of Cary; and seven great-grandchildren, Kristin Athens, Hillary Hovis, Brandon Wyatt, Haley Hovis, Philip Wyatt, Brandon Skidmore and Emily Patty.

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Two brothers, R.D. Cloninger Jr. and Floyd Yates Cloninger

OFFICIATING CLERGY: Revs. Malcom Ivey and Sandy Marks

MEMORIALS: Hospice of Gaston County, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28053.

Condolence messages may be sent to the family at 
Family links: 
  Ralph Dewey Cloninger (1899 - 1981)
  Hazel Irene Thornburg Cloninger (1899 - 1968)
  Paul David Hovis (1920 - 2008)*
  Ralph Dewey Cloninger (1922 - 1994)*
  Isabel Cloninger Hovis (1924 - 2007)
  Floyd Yates Cloninger (1926 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Alexis Baptist Church Cemetery
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
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Record added: Jul 15, 2007
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Isabel <i>Cloninger</i> Hovis
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Isabel <i>Cloninger</i> Hovis
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