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Gertrude Grotz Conner

January 6, 1934 - April 4, 2018

AULANDER, NC – Gertrude Grotz Conner, age 84, passed away on April 4, 2018 at the Ahoskie House of Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs.Conner was born in Teisnach, Germany, on January 6, 1934, a daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Grotz. Gertrude worked as a medical secretary for Roanoke Chowan Hospital, for many years until her retirement in 1993. Of her many hobbies, her favorite was knitting and she always had such a strong appreciation for her friends. Gertrude was a faithful member of Aulander Baptist Church and eagerly volunteered in all church functions.

Besides her parents, Gertrude was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.

Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters, Judith Ann Conner Duke and husband, Richard and Shirley Conner White and husband, Thomas of Aulander, NC; her son, Randor Conner Jr. and wife, Sheila of Newport News, VA; two grandsons, Richard Conner, USMC, Fort Leonard Wood, MO and wife, Jennifer, Justin Conner and special friend, Shelby of Williamsburg, VA; a granddaughter, Elana McFal and husband, Devon of Hinesville, GA; and a sister, Maria of Dortmund, Germany. Also surviving is her sister-in-law, Louetta Thigpen of Beulaville, NC; a great grandson, Richard Conner, Jr.; a great granddaughter, Emmalyne Conner; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 2:00 pm at the Aulander Baptist Church, Aulander, NC, with Rev. Jimmy Blythe, officiating. The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of the church from 1:00 pm until 1:45 pm prior to services. An inurnment service will follow at Aulander Cemetery

Because of Gertrude’s love and devotion to her church, the family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made directly to Aulander Baptist Church, P.O. Box 220, Aulander, NC, 27805, or you may donate online by clicking here

Garret-Sykes Aulander Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Conner family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Location:

Aulander Baptist Church

109 Harmon Street
Aulander, North Carolina 27805


Service Information

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Aulander Baptist Church

109 Harmon Street
Aulander, North Carolina 27805


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Location:

Aulander Cemetery in Aulander, North Carolina

Pine Drive
Aulander, NC 27805


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