Elaine Rector Conner

Published 12:37 pm Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Elaine Rector Conner, age 60, of Marion, N.C., passed away Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 at her residence. Mrs. Conner was born in Rutherford County on March 30, 1951 and was a daughter of the late Leonard E. Rector and Beryl Pearson Rector. She enjoyed reading and working in her garden but most of all enjoyed and loved her family.

Preceding Mrs. Conner in death, in addition to her parents, was a granddaughter, Amanda Bradley.

Left to cherish Mrs. Conner’s memory are three children: Sherry Conner Bradley (Barry), Michael Conner and Angie Conner Sisk; longtime companion, Bobby Bright; special friend, Paula Conner Medford; two brothers, Charles and Floyd Rector; two sisters, Tennie Grant and Joan Rector; three grandchildren: Joseph Bradley, Donald Sisk and Devin Sisk.

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A funeral service was held Saturday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel, with Rev. Jerry Campbell officiating. Interment was in Montford Cove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Those desiring to make a memorial donation in her memory are asked to consider Hospice of Avery County, 351 West Mitchell Street, Newland, N.C. 28657. An online register is available under “Obituaries” at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.