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Conrad Allen Zane

January 17, 1931 - March 3, 2022

AHOSKIE, NC – Conrad Allen Zane, age 91, formerly of Raleigh, passed away on March 3, 2022, at the Vidant Inpatient Hospice in Greenville, NC.

Mr. Zane was born in Greensboro, NC, on January 17, 1931, a son of the late Edward Raymond and Frances Weems Zane. Conrad was a Korean conflict veteran and earned his bachelor’s degree from Guilford College in Greensboro.  He was an executive for Burlington Industries.  Besides his career, Conrad enjoyed the outdoors, being an avid hunter and fisherman, and working in his yard.  He was a loving, devoted family man who enjoyed being with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Beside his parents, Conrad was preceded in death by his devoted wife, Josephine Williams Zane, in June of 2020, and a brother, Edward R. Zane, Jr.

Left to cherish his memory is his children, Conrad Allen (Anita) Zane, Jr. of Charlotte, Lorrie Zane, Renee Zane (Kendall) Manthe and Cindy Zane (Robert) McEachern, all of Charlotte, NC, Don F. (Renee) Marshburn of Ahoskie, NC, and Morris R. (Toni) Marshburn of Wake Forest, NC; his grandchildren, Chad (Melissa) Marshburn of Easley, SC, Nick (Kristina) Marshburn of Winterville, NC, Kyle (Ashley) Marshburn of Fort Mills, SC, Kara Marshburn of Holly Springs, NC, Zane Manthe (Fiancé, Hal Webb) of Corvallis, OR, and Ricky Christenbury of Charlotte, NC; great grandchildren, Wynn Marshburn, Owen Marshburn, Mackenzie Marshburn, Ethan Marshburn and Wyatt Lee Christenbury; a brother, Gordan Zane and a special family friend and caregiver, Bobbie Eure..

A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, March 7, 2022, at 10:00 am at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie, with Rev. Jason Villegas officiating.  Burial will follow in the family plot at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Greensboro, NC, at 3:00 pm.

The family asks that memorial donations be made in Mr. Zane’s memorial directly to Vidant Home Health & Hospice, 521 W. E. Myers Street, Ahoskie, NC, 27910 or you may donate online by clicking here; or to the Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice House, 920 Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834 or you may donate online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Zane family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Monday, March 7, 2022

Time: 10:00 am


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, March 7, 2022

Time: 3:00 pm


Forest Hills Cemetery

350 N. 1st St.
Nashville, North Carolina 27856

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