Ronald (Conner ) Conner, Sr.

Born: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
Died: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018


Funeral Service

Sun., Nov. 04, 2018


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Ronald Conner, Sr. was born to the parentage of the late

Joe Mixon and Betty Conner-Kennybrew on December 9, 1962,

in Brent, Alabama. He was later adopted and raised by his late

stepfather, Kamanuel Conner.

 

Early in life he was a member of Saints Assembly Apostolic Faith

Church under the pastorate of the late Bishop Ned Underwood.

He later became a member of the New Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church

under the pastorate of the late Rev. Eddie W. Sailes, Sr. He was

ordained a Deacon under the pastorate of Rev. Jimmy R. Martin.

Later, he moved his membership to Word of Faith Worship Center

where Bishop Bernard Steel is the pastor.

 

Brother Conner was formerly a musician, and was lead guitarist for

the Six Keys. He later became the musician for The Underwood

Spirituals of Brent, Alabama, and was a faithful member until his

health failed him.

 

He departed this life on October 26, 2018, at the UAB Hospital in

Birmingham, Alabama.

 

Brother Conner was preceded in death by his father, Joe Mixon;

stepgrandparents, Kamanuel Conner, Walter and Cleo Dukes.

 

He leaves to cherish his beautiful memories a loving, devoted and

beautiful wife, Barbara Joyce Conner; five sons, Reginald Conner,

Ronald (Alicia) Conner, Jr., Corneilus Conner and James Clark,

all of Brent, AL, Andre Darden from Maryland; two godsons,

Amari Jayceon (AJ) Henry of Brent, AL, and Kendriquez Jemarr

Henry; two daughters, Patrice Darden of Waldorf, MD,

and Ronnika Conner of Brent, AL; loving parents, Ray Kennybrew

and Betty Conner Kennybrew of MD; three sisters, Jamila Conner,

Judy Conner and Carlene Conner (Joseph) Stratton, of Laurel,

MD; ten sisters-in-law, Katie (JT), Lisa, Brenda (Andrew), Jolinda

(Aaron), Carolyne (James), Angela (Timmy), Anita (Robert),

Karen (Sandy), Cynthia and Tawanna; three brothers-in-law, John,

John Jr., and Joseph (Colene); two uncles, Alvin (Helen) Dukes

and O’Neal Dukes, both of Brent, AL; five aunts, Minnie Pearl

(Johnny) Washington, Bessie Ruth Underwood and Pastor Mattie

(Hubert) Murphy of Brent, AL, Bernice Stokes of Chicago, IL,

and Barbara Ann Mixon of Clearwater, FL; eight grandchildren;

and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends who                                                                   shall miss him dearly.

A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday, November 4, 2018

at 2:00 P.M. at Word of Life Worship Center in

Centreville with burial at Hopewell Cemetery in Brent, AL .

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