Funeral ser v ic es for Lorene “Nana” Conner, 91, were held Monday, April 4, 2011, followed by interment services at Liberty Community Cemetery in Milano.
Mr s. Conner died Thur sday, March 31, one day before her 92nd birthday.
She was born to Monroe E. Ashley and Mary Matilda Reese Ashley on April 1, 1919.
She attended a one-room schoolhouse in the Liberty community of Milam County.
Mrs. Conner graduated from Milano High School in 1936 and married R.M. Conner Jr. in September that year. They owned many businesses and she never hesitated to do whatever job was needed.
They moved with their two children in 1952 to Huntsville.
Mrs. Conner was a charter member of Second Baptist Church in Huntsville.
She retired from the Walker County Tax Assessor- Collector Office as chief deput y in 1983. Af ter retirement, she enjoyed working in her yard, attending family events and playing with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Mrs. Conner was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers Alto, Aubrey, Raymond and Reese; and a sister, Alpha.
Survivors are a son, Robert E. “Bob” Conner and wife Gwen and daughter Beverly Ann Niederhofer; her grandchildren, Tammy Dixon and husband Roger, Barry Conner and wife Rachelann, Laura Conner and Rhonda Conner, Sharese Niederhofer Hurst and husband Lane; her great-grandchildren, Michelle Dixon Unger and husband Samuel, Kevin Dixon and wife Michelle, Erin Dixon Rivera and husband Scot, Joshua Dixon, Braeden Whitecotton, Keegan and Annsley Hurst, Ferris and Kailey Tilton, and Cheyenne Endsley; and her great- great- grandchildren, Rebekah, Jacob, Michael and Gabriel Unger, Autumn, Seth and Emma Dixon, Isabel and Katelyn Rivera; a number of nieces and nephews and special friends Shelia Hugo and Laura Fowler.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations to be made to Autism Speaks, www.autismspeaks.org.