Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Lertie O. Conner, Russell Co., KY (1918-2016)

She was a homemaker and a member of a very large, respected South Central Kentucky family. She was a native of Russell County, KY and a resident of the county at the time of her death in Columbia, Adair County, KY. She was the daughter of the late William Dudley Conner and the late Louetta Guffey Conner, and the widow of Murrel Conner. She leaves 23 direct descendants spanning four generations. She was the last of a generation of 11 siblings.
Click on headline for complete obituary

Lertie O. Conner, 98, Jamestown, KY, died Saturday, April 23, 2016, at TJ Health/Columbia, KY, Saturday April 23, 2016.

The funeral service for Lertie O. Conner, will beat 12pmNoonCT, Thursday, April 28, 2016, at H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY, with Bro. Bobby Conner and Bro. David Coffey the officiating clergy. Visitation will be after 5pmCT, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Jamestown Cemetery, 201 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY.

Lertie O. Conner, Russell Co., KY (1918-2016)

Lertie O. Conner was born January 2, 1918, in Jamestown, Russell County, KY. She was the daughter of the late William Dudley Conner and the late Louetta Guffey Conner. She died Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Columbia, Adair County, KY, at the age of 98 years, three months, and 21 days.

She was a homemaker.

  • Her son: Phillip, husband of Joyce Conner, Albany, KY

  • Her daughter: Kathy, wife of Jerry Garmon, Columbia, KY

  • Six grandchildren

  • Nine great grandchildren

  • Six great great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Murrel Conner, daughter Peggy Conner, three sisters, Dollie Grider, Ellen Upchurch, and Goldice Graves; and seven brothers, Warner, Dudley, Oliver, Robert, Sam, Joe, George, and Herbert Conner.

Send condolences to the family of Lertie O. Conner

The H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N Main Street, Jamestown, KY, in charge of arrangements.

This story was posted on 2016-04-25 18:38:26
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.