CONNER, LOUISE L.
Louise Lee Conner died on Tuesday, October 13, 2009, in Gainesville, Florida. Mrs. Conner, 93, was born on July 2, 1916, in Monroeville, Alabama, the daughter of Amasa Coleman Lee and Frances Finch Lee. She attended the Monroeville public schools and Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University). She was married to Herschel H. Conner, Jr. of Eufaula, Alabama, who preceded her in death. Mrs. Conner lived in Eufaula for over sixty years until she moved to Gainesville, Florida in 2001.
She is survived by two sons, Herschel H. (Hank) Conner III of Gainesville, Florida and Edwin Lee Conner of Frankfort, Kentucky; sisters, Alice Finch Lee and Nelle Harper Lee of Monroeville, Alabama; grandchildren, Laura Conner Byres of Jacksonville, Florida and Jeremy Amasa Conner of Gainesville, Florida and four great-grandchildren. A brother, Edwin Coleman Lee, preceded Mrs. Conner in death.
Mrs. Conner was a member of the Golden Eagles of Auburn University. She was a correspondent for the Columbus Ledger-Inquirer, a member of numerous clubs and organizations in Eufaula, and, for many years, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Eufaula. At her death she was a member of the First Methodist Church of Eufaula.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association
, P.O. Box 84092, Dallas, TX 75284-0692, americanheart.org
or the Nature Conservancy, Attn: Treasury, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203, nature.org
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