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Mattie Elizabeth Giles Conner

Mattie Elizabeth Giles Conner, 89, of 5196 James D. Hagood Hwy., Scottsburg died March 21, 2012 at Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born May 23, 1922 in Halifax County the daughter of the late Joseph Washington Giles and Mammie Taylor Giles. She was married to the late Willie “Beezo” Conner. Mrs. Conner was of the Church of God faith and was a homemaker.

Survivors include four sons, Willie Conner Jr. and wife Becky of Halifax, David Conner, Jerry Conner and wife Sandra and Freddie Conner, all of Scottsburg; three daughters, Irene Conner Farris and husband Ron of Vernon Hill, Judy Conner Seamster and husband Junior of South Boston, and Patricia Kelehar and husband Bill of Nathalie; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Joe Giles and wife Jane of Louisville, Ky.; one sister, Mammie Chewning of Newtown; and a special cousin, Hazel Clienhans.

In addition to her parents and husband, two sisters, Irene Conner and Virginia Conner; three brothers, Edward, Oscar and Robert Giles; and a beloved grandson, Jerry Brann Conner Jr., also preceded Mrs. Conner in death.

The family will receive friends at Brooks Funeral Home on Friday, March 23, 2012, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and other times at the home.

Funeral services for Mrs. Conner will be held at Brooks Funeral Home on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at 2 p.m. with the Revs. Jack Stewart and Mike Wetherington officiating. Burial will be in Halifax Memorial Gardens.

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Arrangements are by Brooks Funeral Home, South Boston.