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Dorothy Strickland Conner

February 19, 1933 - October 17, 2019

Dorothy Strickland Conner, age 86, passed away on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at the Croatan Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Newport.

She was born on February 19, 1933 to the late Louis and Bessie Strickland. Dorothy graduated from Scotland Neck High School and married Cohen Conner on June 13, 1953 and to this marriage was born a son. She was a lifelong member of the Hope Free Will Baptist Church, where she served on many committees. Dorothy was a wonderful homemaker, faithful to her family. She cared for her mother and father for many years during their declining health. Dorothy will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Cohen Conner; and her brothers, Louis Strickland and Forrest Strickland.

Dorothy is survived by her son, Ray Conner, Sr. and his wife Ginny of Newport; three grandsons, Raymond Conner, Jr. and his wife Nena of Asheboro, Joseph Conner and his wife Allison of Newport, and Marcus Conner and his wife Jill of Newport; her great-grandchildren, Finley, Cohen and Lucy Mae Conner of Asheboro; her sister-in-law, Marilyn Daniels and her husband Jimmy of Ahoskie; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Hope Free Will Baptist Church in Scotland Neck, with services following at 2:00 p.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Ray Conner, Sr. and Rev. Matt Jones. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Hope Free Will Baptist Church, 8772 Highway 258, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or online by clicking here.

Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Conner family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.letchworthsykesfs.com.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

Hope Free Will Baptist Church

8772 NC Highway 258 South
Scotland Neck, NC 27874


Service Information

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Hope Free Will Baptist Church

8772 NC Highway 258 South
Scotland Neck, NC 27874


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, October 21, 2019

Location:

Sunnyside Cemetery

4764 US-258
Scotland Neck, NC 27874


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