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Visitation

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Friday August 13th, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am

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Memorial Service

Wilkerson Funeral Home and Crematory
Friday August 13th, 2021
11:00am

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Mary Iris Shreve Conner

Mary Iris Shreve Conner was born on March 11, 1926 and departed this earth on August 6, 2021. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.


A memorial service will be held at 11:00AM on Friday, August 13, 2021 at Wilkerson Funeral Home with Reverend Rick Church officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 10:00-11:00. and other times the family will be at the home, 2802 Country Lane.

Iris was a retiree of Wachovia Bank/ Wells Fargo. She was an avid collector of dolls and toured the United States with her brother, Evans and sister-in-law, Pauline picking up rocks. She was a crafter and a carver. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Margaret “Mag” Borland Shreve; husband, Moyer Conner; daughter, Amanda Conner Southard; brothers, Evans Shreve, Weldon Shreve and Marion Shreve; sisters, Melissa Shreve Moorefield and Alice Shreve Bradley.

She is survived by her daughter, Terri Harmon (Buck); son, Wes Conner (Nancy); grandchildren, Brennen Harmon (Trish), Clint Southard (Amber), Jesse Southard (Jessica), Brian Southard, Brandon Conner, Caitlin Underhill (Evan); great grandchildren, Nick Harmon, Alex Southard (Caroline), Brad Southard, Madelyn Underhill and Greyson Underhill and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.


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Guestbook

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Conner

Sara G Walker Aug 12 2021 11:22 AM

Iris paid my first paychecks at United Department Store in 1950-51, while in High School and my first job there. She always had a smile-Sara Griffin Walker

Sara G Walker Aug 12 2021 11:21 AM

Those of us who were fortunate enough to know Iris ahd have her as a friend are immeasurably better off for it. She was witty, intelligent, extremely talented in many art forms, and most of all, a joy and a delight to be around. She was empathetic and caring, not only to her beloved family, but toward everyone whom she met. No one lived up to our command to be loving, kind and lift up our fellow man more than did Iris. I, for one, feel that a part of me passed away also on that day when I heard the news. She will be sorely missed but remembered with great joy and thanksgiving for her life.

Paul Clark Aug 11 2021 8:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Conner

Elizabeth Barrett Aug 11 2021 5:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Conner

ANNE STANFIELD Aug 11 2021 9:18 AM

So very sorry for the loss of this sweet lady. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Lori S.

Lori Salmon Aug 10 2021 3:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Conner

Lori Salmon Aug 10 2021 3:42 PM

So sorry for your loss. Iris was a special lady. Worked many years with Iris at Wachovia. Prayers for strength during this difficult time.

Jean Stephens Aug 10 2021 3:23 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Conner

Julia Shackelford Aug 9 2021 10:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Conner

Patti and Tommy Patterson Aug 9 2021 8:56 PM

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