Avon Nolan age76 of Clinton, TN passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2016 at NHC Healthcare Ft. Sanders in Knoxville, TN. Avon enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and working with his hands. He was a brick and block mason by trade, but he also enjoyed making brick mailboxes, birdhouses, and bird & squirrel feeders. Avon loved to watch hummingbirds and spending time with family was very important to him. He loved traveling around and talking with family and learning about his family history. Avon was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Laura Nolan; son, Eddie Nolan; sisters, Laney Nolan and Letha Russell and nephew, James Pointer.
Avon is survived by his daughter, Laura Nolan of Knoxville, TN; brothers, Leon Nolan of Norris, TN, Laymon Nolan of Clinton, TN, Lynn Nolan of Clinton, TN, and Larry Nolan of Oliver Springs, TN; sisters, Linda Dotson of Clinton, TN, Lena Carter of Clinton, TN and Mattie Carpenter of Georgia; granddaughters, April and Ashley, great grandsons, Trey and Anthony, and great granddaughter Briley. Avon is also survived by several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Avon’s family will receive friends on Friday, August 12, 2016 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN with his funeral service immediately following at 7:00pm in the Chapel of Jones Mortuary with Bro. Robert Jones officiating. Avon’s interment will be private. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Jones Mortuary at 375 N. Main St. Clinton, TN 37716.