Lucille Eslinger Conner

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Lucille Eslinger Conner, 87, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2017. 

She was born in Gaston County, daughter of the late Creed and Hattie Sparks Eslinger.  

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years Clone Conner; and two children Jack Conner and Richard Conner. She was a member of Antioch Baptist church in Bryson City, NC. She retired from Knit Products in Belmont.

She is survived by three children Dwight Conner and wife Betty of Kings Mountain, Nancy Hughes of Bessemer City and Annette Vause of Bessemer City; Five grandchildren Jon Hughes, Mandi Raines, Janis Hughes, Kurtis Vause and Jessie Vause; and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Conner was held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday January 25, 2017 at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly. The family received friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Condolence messages may be sent to the family at

Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly, NC is serving the family.

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315