Clelda Flynn Everhart of Maryville, TN, passed peacefully to her heavenly home on January 30, 2021, at age 81. Clelda, a lifelong lover of music, was happy to have served her Lord as a pianist and organist at several churches, most recently Maplewood Baptist Church of Sulphur, LA. She also taught many award-winning piano students and was a proud member of the National Guild of Piano Teachers. She served as a judge for many piano competitions as well. One of her favorite activities was playing cutthroat Hearts with the men at church and dominoes with her friends and family. Clelda also loved creating silk flower arrangements and wreaths that she shared with many friends. While she loved crafts and needlework, her true passion was quilting; she could be found most days stitching away in a comfy chair, surrounded by fabric pieces, loose needles and bits of thread. Her other pleasures were game shows, reading in bed, and a good nap. She joins in Heaven her husband, Gleen O. Everhart; daughter, Glenda Faye Everhart; parents, Charles Baxter and Lula Gregory Flynn; and brother Lea C. Flynn. Clelda is survived by her son, Victor Everhart, PhD, and his wife, Donna of Chesterfield, VA; and two sisters, Freida Cox of Walland, TN and Velma Spradlin of Maryville, TN. Memorials may be sent to Central Point Baptist Church, 3617 Central Point Road, Rockford, TN 37853. Family and friends will assemble for graveside service and interment at 11:00 AM, Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Grandview Pavilion with Pastor Chris Cupp officiating. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com.
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