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Lois Rachel Conner Gravitt

Mrs. Lois Rachel Conner Gravitt of Wilkesboro, N.C., formerly of Halifax County, died Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Wilkes Regional Medical Center in North Wilkesboro, N.C. after a short illness.  She was born in Halifax County Sept. 5, 1935 and was 76 years old. She was the daughter of the late Otis Victor Conner and the late Virginia Lois Walker Conner and was married to the late Rev. George Henry Gravitt.

She was a member of the Main Street United Methodist Church.

Mrs. Lois Rachel Conner Gravitt is survived by one daughter, Marcia Laine G. Reynolds, and husband Buzz of Wilkesboro, N.C.; two grandchildren, Virginia Laine Reynolds of Wilkesboro, N.C. and Rex Reynolds III of Elon, N.C.; one sister, Ann Dawson of Alton.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Jocelyn Ann Gravitt; one granddaughter, Rachel Conner Reynolds; one sister, Carol Popek.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 6, at 2 p.m. at the Main Street United Methodist Church with the Rev. Ed Rigg officiating. Burial will follow in the Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Friday, April 6, for one hour prior to the service at Main Street United Methodist Church, South Boston.

For memorials consider Main Street United Methodist Church in South Boston or Rose Glen Retirement Community, 407 West Main Street, Wilkesboro, N.C. 28697.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.