The Service of Remembrance for Mrs. Barbara Joan Conway, age 62, of Homosassa, Florida, will be held 4:00 PM, Thursday, June 12, 2014 at the Homosassa Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Cremation will be under the direction of Hooper Crematory, Inverness, Florida. The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until the time of service, Thursday at the chapel. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to
, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com.
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Mrs. Conway was born December 24, 1951 in Chicago, IL, daughter of the late Irene (Kowalczyk) and Perry Wilkins, Jr.. She died June 6, 2014 in Homosassa. She worked as a hairdresser for J. C. Penney for 10-12 years and moved to Homosassa from Grays Lake, IL in 1996. She enjoyed fishing, country music and cooking, especially baking.
Survivors include her husband of 18 years, Jerry D. Conway Sr. of Homosassa, 3 sons, Jerry D. Conway, Jr. of Collinsville, IL, Wesley Taylor of St. Louis, MO and James Conway of Round Lake Beach, IL, 2 daughters, Gail Roos of Beverly Hills and Michelle (Anthony) Nance of Crystal River, 2 brothers, Perry (Robin) Wilkins of Phoenix, AZ and Brian (Mary) Wilkins of Brooksville and 11 grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory
8495 W Grover Cleveland Blvd Homosassa, FL 34446
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on June 10, 2014