Carol Jo Rone

Carol Jo Rone, age 75 of Clinton, died Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Heartland Health Care Center in Ann Arbor. She was born November 10, 1942 in Chickla Mountain, Yell County, Ark., the daughter of the late Harmon Eugene and Josephine A. (Emery) Rone.

Carol was an avid member of the Red Hatters. She was a member of the Clinton Garden Club and the treasurer of the Women’s Club. For 30 years she was on a board, a caretaker or director of different organizations. Carol was a wonderful artist and enjoyed decorating for Christmas. She was a loving mother, daughter and friend to many and she will be missed by those who loved her.

Carol is survived by her children, Michael (Jane Wiesner) Rone and Joan (Doug) Rone, both of Tecumseh; her siblings, Daniel (Margaret) Rone and Charlotte (William) McClendon, both of Arkansas and David (Brenda) Davis of Toledo; three grandchildren, Derek (Alix) George of Adrian, Collin McCarty of Tecumseh and Christopher. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Joan Rone Rosario and Shirley Coker, a brother, Harmon “Sonny” Rone and best friend, Susan Maynard.

Carol battled breast cancer and has donated her body for research. A celebration of her life will take place at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Breast Cancer Society and the Clinton Friends of the Library. Arrangements are under the care of the Clinton Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes.  Condolences may be made to the family at handlerfuneralhomes.com.

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