OBITUARY

Alice Ann (Smith) Conner

July 11, 1936February 26, 2019

Services for Alice Ann Smith Conner, 82, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2019 in the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. James Whittlesey officiating. Interment will follow in the Johnson Cemetery in Centralia, Texas. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Friday at the funeral home. Mrs. Conner was born July 11, 1936 in Mineral Wells, Texas, the daughter of the late Annie Jeanett (Carswell) and John Henry Smith. She passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in a local nursing facility. Mrs. Conner was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She dearly loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She and her husband enjoyed traveling until his passing in 2002. She had previously worked at Entex (Center Point). Mrs. Conner was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Nogalus Prairie. Mrs. Conner is survived by her son, Bobby Layne Conner of Trevat; son and daughter-in-law, Marlin Preston and Shelia Conner of Longview; daughter, Deirdre Skinner of Trevat; grandchildren, Layne Conner, Rachel Jennische, Jessica Conner, Troy Finley, Chad Finley and Mark Skinner; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Kee; sisters-in-law, Peggy Conner, Betty Jean Lankford and Mary Louise Lisiecki; and brother-in-law, Billy Dean Conner. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Conner was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Bobby Frank Conner; brothers-in-law, J. D. Kee, Jimmy Conner, Herbert Lankford, and Herman Lisiecki; and sister-in-law, Reba Anderson. Mrs. Conner will be escorted to her final resting place by her pallbearers, Mark Skinner, Layne Conner, Bobby Ward, Dwayne Fry, Daniel Kee and Aaron Mochman. Condolences may be offered at www.gipsonfuneralhome.com Services have been placed in the trust of Gipson Funeral Home.

  • FAMILY

  • Bobby Layne Conner, Son
  • Marlin Preston and Shelia Conner, Son and Daughter-in-Law
  • Deirdre Skinner, Daughter
  • Layne Conner, Grandson
  • Rachel Jennische, Granddaughter
  • Jessica Conner, Granddaughter
  • Troy Finley, Grandson
  • Chad Finley, Grandson
  • Mark Skinner, Grandson
  • Betty Kee, Sister
  • Peggy Conner, Sister-in-Law
  • Betty Jean Lankford, Sister-in-Law
  • Mary Louise Lisiecki, Sister-in-Law
  • Billy Dean Conner, Brother-in-Law
  • Mrs. Conner was also survived by nine great-grandchildren.

    She was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Bobby Frank Conner; parents, Annie Jeanett (Carswell) and John Henry Smith; brothers-in-law, J. D. Kee, Jimmy Conner, Herbert Lankford, and Herman Lisiecki; and sister-in-law, Reba Anderson.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Mark Skinner, Active
  • Layne Conner, Active
  • Bobby Ward, Active
  • Dwayne Fry, Active
  • Daniel Kee, Active
  • Aaron Mochman, Active

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 1, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 1, 2019
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Alice Ann (Smith) Conner

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