Alma Conner King Stephens

Alma Conner King StephensSPRINGVILLE, Va. — Alma Conner King Stephens, 94, of Springville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, in Bluefield, Va., following a brief illness.

Mrs. Stephens was born Aug. 30, 1912 in McComas to Noah and Hattie Conner. She was a homemaker and was a member of Mt. Zion Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Tracy King and Kent Stephens; son, Jimmy King; daughter, Norma Israel; and by two brothers, three sisters and one stepson.

Left to cherish her memory is a sister, Elsie Conner of Springville; sons, Gene King of Falls Mills, Va., Richard “Dickie” King and wife Edna of Haymarket, Va., Anthony Stephens and wife Cora of Springville; daughters, Beanna Stinson and husband Clarence of Springville, Donna Stout and husband Lonnie of Springville, and Sandra McClanahan of Bluefield; two stepdaughters, Lois Fortune of Virginia Beach, Va., and Jewell Potts of Georgia; 22 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, and 12 great great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Dudley Memorial Chapel in Bluefield, Va., with the Rev. Ray Amos and the Rev. Keith Stiltner officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Memory Gardens, Bluefield, Va.

Pallbearers will be Alan Stinson, T.J. Stinson, Jackie McClanahan, Derick Stinson, Shannon Stephens and Frankie Harrison.

Friends may visit with the family today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Dudley Memorial Mortuary in Bluefield, Va.

Conner Family at McComas provided by Noah & Hattie's great grandson Bruce Conner in January 2002 to this website more can be found on this family under Early Pioneer Settlers on this website