Willa ?June? Sandifer Conner, age 89, passed away September 14, 2011 at Tri-State Health and Rehabilitation Center in Harrogate, TN. She was born June 26, 1922, a daughter of the late Shelton and Maggie (Lingar) Sandifer. She was a member of the Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. John Tony Conner.
Granddaughter: Connie Allerton
She is survived by her:
Son: Bobby Dan(Danny) and wife Bernice (Chadwell) Conner of Monroe,MI
Daughters: Patricia Ann Masters and husband Frank of Asheville, NC
Linda Sue Hurst and husband Jackie of Harrogate, TN
Wilma Carol Redmond and husband David of Harrogate, TN
Donna E. Conner of Harrogate, TN
Grandchildren: Jeffery Scott and Laura Masters of Asheville, NC
Cathy Diane and Chris Butson of Monroe, MI
John Edward and Kim Hurst of Athens TN
Joshua Adam and Brandie Hurst, Harrogate, TN
Holly Renee and David Booth of Harrogate, TN
Adam Allerton of Monroe, MI
Great grandchildren: Kristin Masters of Asheville, NC
Jenna Allerton of Monroe, MI
Rylie and Brayson Hurst of Harrogate, TN
Abigail and Alex Booth of Harrogate, TN
Rachel Hurst of Athens, TN
Step-great-grandchildren: Karri Hamlin and Joshua Debord of Asheville, NC
Sister: Esther Lee Adams of Clinton Township, MI
Nephews: Ronnie Adams of Texas
Kenny Adams of Texas
Nieces: Janet Sauermilch and Doreen Vollmer of MI
And a host of other relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Friday, September 16, 2011 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm at Claiborne ? Overholt Funeral Home. The body will lie-in-state from 9:00am until 10:00am Saturday, September 17, 2011 at the Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00am with Rev. Stewart Fultz, Rev. Lawrence Fultz and Rev. Ken Cole officiating. Music will be provided by the church choir, pianist Mary Wethington and congregation. Burial will follow in the Burchett Cemetery.
Pallbearers will family members: Jackie Hurst, David Redmond, Jeff Masters, John Hurst, Josh Hurst and David Booth.
Claiborne ? Overholt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.