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Cohen Conner

December 13, 1926 - November 8, 2008

Mr. Edward Cohen Conner, age 81 died at Pitt Memorial Hospital on Saturday, November 8, 2008. Mr. Conner was born in Bertie County and has lived most of his life in Scotland Neck. He was married to Dorothy Strickland Conner in 1953 and they have enjoyed fifty-five wonderful years of marriage. He was a veteran of the United States Army of which he served his country proudly. Mr. Conner was a member of the Hope Free Will Baptist Church in Scotland Neck. He was a deacon for twenty-four years. Mr. Conner was employed by the Town of Scotland Neck for thirty years where he worked for the Water and Sewer Department. Following retirement from the Town of Scotland Neck, he became self employed and worked as a plumber for ten years. Mr. Conner was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He loved his church, family, friends and his UNC Tarheels.

Preceding him in death are his mother, Carrie Dempsey, father, Vernon Conner, one sister, Janie Elizabeth Conner, two brothers; William and J.C. Conner.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Strickland Conner of the home, one son, Rev. Ray Conner, Sr. and his wife Ginny of Newport, one brother, Linwood Conner and his wife Rachel of Aulander, four sisters; Barbara Taylor of Woodruff, S.C., Marilyn Daniels and her husband Jimmy of Ahoskie, Betty Mizelle of Aulander and Elva Dean Burden and her husband Jack of Aulander. Also surviving are three grandsons; Raymond Conner, Jr. and his wife Nena, Joseph Conner and Marcus Conner along with one great grandson, Finley Conner.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, November 10, 2008

Time: 7:00 am - 8:30 pm


Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck, NC

202 East 10th Street
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Time: 11:00 am


Hope Free Will Baptist Church

8772 NC Highway 258 South
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Interment with Military Honors will follow the service at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck. Rev. Matt Jones, Rev. Billy Poteat, and Rev. Ray Conner, Sr. will be officiating.

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