Conner, Norma Martin

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Norma Jean Martin Conner, 75 of Copper Hill went home peacefully on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 to be with her Savior and rejoice in His presence.

She attended Calvary Baptist Church for many years and enjoyed volunteering with the Friends and Food program each month feeding those in need in our community. More recently, she had attended Victory Restoration Church, where she enjoyed the fellowship and teachings of Christ. Norma loved the Lord with her heart, mind and soul. She enjoyed attending church and when the pandemic hit, continued to attend virtually and would often listen to multiple sermons on Sundays. She worked in retail for many years at Hill’s Department Store, making many friends along the way.

She is now rejoicing to be reunited with those who’ve gone before her including her mom and dad, Frances and Elvin Martin; and a brother, Frank E. Martin.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Edwin Conner; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandy and Bobby Huff of Floyd, Teresa and Andy Martin of Check; four grandchildren, Courtney Cox and her husband, Zach, Robert Huff and his wife, Bridget, Conner Martin and Kimberly Martin; great grandson, Gavin Cox; two brothers, Paul Martin of Floyd and Glenwood Martin and his wife, Donna of Christiansburg; several nieces and nephews.

Norma was a person who liked to see the good in people, she would help whenever you needed it. She adored her grandkids and great-grandson. She made sure to be active in their lives and share her abundant love with each one. Her daughters and grandkids were her pride and joy.

A Funeral service will be held on Saturday June 11, 2022, at 2pm at Gardner Funeral Home with Pastor Jamey Hutton. Interment will follow in Jacksonville Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Friday June 10, 2022, at Gardner Funeral Home from 6pm -8pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in her honor.