|Birth: ||Feb. 19, 1925, USA|
|Death: ||Apr. 21, 2012|
Bennie passed away Saturday, April 21st, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. He was a 1943 graduate of Brooklet High School. Following his graduation, Bennie worked briefly for Union Camp Inc. and then began his lifelong career as a farmer. He enjoyed many years on the family farm in Bulloch County, where he was known for planting his crops in the straightest rows and also instructing his family how too as well. Even though he was not able to walk the past few years, he remained active on the farm, tending his garden and picking up pecans all from the seat of his golf cart. Mr. Conner was very active in his children and grandchildren's lives and activities. He enjoyed many years of sporting events and had served as the President of the Southeast Bulloch Athletic Boosters, 1972-1973. An avid fisherman and hunter, Bennie was the oldest living member of Thompson Pasture Hunting Club, where he had served as President. He was a dedicated member and the oldest member of his family church, Leefield Baptist, where he served in many capacities including being a deacon and former chairman of the deacons, choir director for many years and was the chairman and caretaker of the Corinth-Leefield Cemetery.
Mr. Conner was preceded in death by a daughter, Iris Conner Meek and his parents, Toby and Ella Conner.
Rufus Melton Conner (1895 - 1973)
Ella G Conner (1905 - 1985)
Iris Lynn Conner Meek (1952 - 2010)*
Created by: EJDB
Record added: Apr 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88962606
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Added: Oct. 22, 2013