Nancy Arlene Clever, 67, of New Boston, passed away Tuesday, March 3, 2020. She was born August 23, 1952, in Findlay, a daughter of the late Gerald and Mildred (Smith) Clever.
Nancy was a member of New Boston First Church of The Nazarene where she was the secretary, treasurer, and was very involved in the music there. She was a lifelong teacher with the New Boston School System. Nancy graduated from Miami of Oxford with a Master’s Degree, loved camping and playing music in the High School Musicals. She was a former member of the Portsmouth Bell Ringers, a founding member of the Portsmouth Wind Symphony, Note Worthy Brass Quintet, taught piano lessons, and enjoyed reading.
She is survived by her longtime friend and companion, Larry Liles; special friends, Kimberly Ison and husband Matthew; Stella Jean and Nathaniel, to whom she was a Nanna; nephews, Doug Keyser and family, Rick Clever and family; a niece, Sherry Clever Ruppel; and hundreds of former students as well as her church family. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Fred Clever; a sister, Patricia Keyser; and nephew, David Keyser.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020, at D.W. SWICK-NELSON FUNERAL HOME in New Boston with Pastor Mike Lanning officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be Friday 6 to 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at www.DWSwickNelsonFuneralHome.com.