Conner, Oweeda Gearheart

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Oweeda Gearheart Conner, 93 of Thornspring Road in Pulaski was allowed to “go home” on 03-20-2017. She was born in Floyd County Va on May 27, 1923 to the late Curtis and Pearl Gearheart. She was preceded in death by her Husband Marshall Tex Conner and two special sons, David Vernon Conner and William Earl Conner. Also preceding her in death were three brothers, Lynwood, Wayne and Lewis Gearheart of Floyd, and a special sister Ethelene Vest of Pilot.

She was a hardworking homemaker all of her life. She loved to bake, and cook for her family. She also sewed, loved her flowers, and had many gardens that she used to can fruits and vegetables to feed her family. She was a member of Dora Highway Baptist Church, and loved the people there. She was always willing to help her neighbors and run with her children.

She is survived by one son and daughter in law Tony and Sabrina Conner of Dublin. Also two daughters and son in laws, Brenda and Larry Pickett of Lynchburg, Va and Thelma and Doug Ratcliff of Pulaski, Va. Also two daughter in laws Bonnie Mays of Christiansburg, and Sue Conner of Pulaski.

She was blessed with twelve grandchildren, Todd Conner, Tammy Conner, Wendy and Charlie Roope, Matt and Sandy Conner all of Pulaski, Va. Also, Bud and Christine Pickett of Rustburg Va and Rusty Pickett and Maggie of Woodbridge, Va. Douglas Ratcliff II of Roanoke, Va and Sonny Ratcliff of New York, NY. Also Shannon and Brett Downey, and Emily and Thomas Gravley of Pulaski Va. Also Lucas and Amy Conner of Clifton Forge, Va and Jennifer and Jeff Capehart of Christiansburg, Va. She was also blessed with 23 great grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Family will gather at the home of Doug and Thelma Ratcliff on Rt 11 Pulaski. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Dora Highway Baptist Church in Pulaski, Va. Visitation will be Thursday March 23 from 5:00 until 7:00 at Seagle Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday March 24 at 11:00 at Seagle Funeral Home, interment following at Highland Memory Gardens Dublin, Va.