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Rosa Lee Conner, 84, of Richmond, passed away Friday, February 23,2018 at her home.
She was born in Madison Co., Ky., on March 25, 1933, the daughter of the late Walker and Hazel Tribble Covington. She was a former employee of Westinghouse and had been an Home Interior Salesperson receiving many sales awards. She was a homemaker and expert seamstress, who enjoyed being home and caring for her family. She loved gardening and was known as a "green thumb gardener" who could raise anything. She loved children and provided child care for her family all of which lovingly called her "Ro Ro". She was a member of the Union City Baptist Church and was proud of the Union City Community and her heritage.
Survivors include: her husband of 67 years, Garley "Slick" Conner, Jr.; her daughter,, Patti Reynolds (Dan); a brother, Johnny Covington (Ann); a sister, Zoe Ann Hacker (Billy); grandchildren, Chris Childers (Tracy) and Kevin Reynolds (Alana); great-grandchildren, Kali Childers, Drew Childers, Tarryn Reynolds and Tate Reynolds; a special caregiver, Jennifer Clark.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Charles Raymond Conner and Jerith Wayne Conner; siblings, Jennie King, Billye Tracy and Cres Covington.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 AM Monday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Union City Baptist Church with Bro. David King officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM Sunday at the church.
Pallbearers will be Kali Childers, Drew Childers, Chris Childers, Will Daniel, Derek Daniel, Kevin Reynolds, Taryn Reynolds and Tate Reynolds.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Jennifer Clark, Shelley Bell, Mary Weitcamp, Connie Duncan and Jennifer Hacker.
Expressions of Sympathy may be made to Union City Baptist Church or Hospice Care Plus.
Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on February 23, 2018
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