(ROANOKE) The funeral for Mary Jane Conyers, 97, of Roanoke will be Tuesday, Sept, 10, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in the Clacksville community with the Rev. Rickey Cannon and Blythe Gottleib officiating. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the church from 1-2 p.m. on Tuesday.
Mrs. Conyers died Sunday, Sept. 8, at Traylor's Nursing Home.
A Roanoke native, Mrs. Conyers was born June 4, 1922, the daughter of Whit and Vera Nunn Stewart. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and worked for Shawmut Mill as a winder.
Survivors include her son, Norman S. Conyers (Sue) of LaFayette; two grandchildren, Denise Lamb and Lou Duffie, both of LaFayette; four great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Denney (Jordan) of Milltown and Johanna Bennett of Rock Mills; and two brothers, Sam P. Stewart (Rosemary) of Virginia and Bob Stewart (Ann) of Roanoke. Mrs. Conyers was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence Conyers; and three sisters, Larue Dunaway, Helen Namie and Nell Smith.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Duffie, Ed Lamb, Scott Stewart, Dondi Dunnaway, Craig Calhoun and Joe Sanders.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com
Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.