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Shirley Conger

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Shirley Conger

Asheville - Shirley Thompson Conger, 80, of Asheville, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014 at St. Josephs Hospital.

Born in Buncombe County to the late William and Cordie Ballard Thompson, she was a secretary for Owen High School for 35 years and a member of Groce United Methodist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband of 26 years, Robert L. Conger, and her special friend, Ralph Hollar.

She is survived by one son, Robert Conger of Knoxville, TN; daughters, Marcia Daniel and Terri Towery, both of Charlotte; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, W.J. Thompson and sister, Helen Thompson both of Asheville.

A funeral service will be held Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Groce UMC. Rev. Gerald Davis will officiate. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Groce United Methodist Church, 954 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC, 28805.

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the family and the online memorial is available at


Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Mar. 16, 2014
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