Mashake McConner


NEW BERN - Mashake McConner Sr., 91, of 1108 I St. died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

He was a New Bern native and a lifetime member of West Street Christian Church. He retired in 1977 from Crewmen Construction of New York and was a self employed brick mason.

His funeral service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at West Street Christian Church with the Rev. R. E. Midgette, Sr., officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.

He is survived by his son, Mashake McConner, Jr. of Warner Robbins, Ga.; five daughters, Shelia Prigmore of Newport News, Va., Rosa Carr of Rosenhayne, N.J., Gloria Duncan of Laurinburg, Sadie McConner of Fort Orange, Fla., Godzetta Whittington of Lauringburg,; one sister, Emma M. Franks of New Bern; 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the residence. Viewing hours are Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Oscar's Mortuary. Online condolences are received at

Published in Sun Journal from Jan. 20 to Jan. 23, 2013