April 25, 2002
ROSALIE L. CONNER
Rosalie Lawson Conner entered into eternal rest on April 24, 2002, at the age of 81. A resident of Poquoson, she attended Poquoson schools and Mary Washington College. She retired from the Virginia Marine Resources Commission and was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Conner was preceded in death by her husband, James Wright Conner Sr., her parents, Robert Crooks and Sue Carmines Lawson, and nephew, Harry Lawson Bloxom. She is survived by her son, James Wright Conner Jr. and his wife, Carolyn, of Gloucester; grandchildren, Heather Robertson and her husband, Dave, and Forrest Wright Conner; sister, Irella Lawson Bloxom and her husband, Marvin “Buddy” of Poquoson; niece, Betty Anne Forrest and her husband, William Hugh, of Poquoson; nephews, Robert “Bob” Bloxom and wife, Gail, of Huntersville, N.C., and Gene W. Bloxom and his wife, Priscille, of Poquoson; nine grandnieces and grandnephews and six great-grandnieces.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home in Hampton and at other times at the home of Irella Bloxom. A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday in Oakland Cemetery by the Revs. Milford C. Rollins and William G. Davidson.
The family would like to thank the staff of Dominion Village and especially her special nurses, Emma Fauntleroy and Linda Sue Christian.