Virginia Rea Conner, 71, of Athens, passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014, at a local hospital.
A native of Red Bay, Ala., she had lived in the Bradley and McMinn County area for the past 21 years.
She enjoyed participating in beauty pageants, dancing, and listening to Southern gospel music.
She was a member of the Sylvania Church of GOD of Prophecy in Sylvania, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerstel and Della Bentley Dickinson; and sister, Lena Bain.
She is survived by her daughters, Elizabeth Conner of Cleveland, and Missy Miller and husband, Dan, of Athens; granddaughters: Reanna Cousino and Savannah Miller, both of Athens; sisters: Onice Humphries of Red Bay, Ala., and Louise Woods and husband, Gene, of Copley, Ohio; and her best friend, Kathy Clark of Cleveland, Ohio; and several nieces, nephews and other extended family members and friends.
A celebration of Virginia’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2014, from the chapel of Serenity Funeral Home of Etowah with the Rev. Ray Conner officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2014, prior to the service.
We invite you to visit the Conner family guestbook and send a message of comfort to www.serenityfunerals.com.