Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)


April 12, 2012

Darlene Julie Maggard Conn

April 10, 2012 — 1949-2012

Mrs. Darlene Julie Maggard Conn, age 63, of Olive Hill,  passed away Wednesday morning, April 11, 2012, in St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead.  She was born March 17, 1949, in South Shore, a daughter of the late Burgess and Lena Spillman Maggard. Darlene attended the Dry Branch Church of God and the Soldier Church of God. She was a homemaker and enjoyed working in her flowers and gardening. Darlene also enjoyed going to church, listening to her windchimes, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Allen Conn; son-in-law, James Poth; and two sisters, Bessie Smith and Cynthia Boggs.

Darlene is survived by her husband of 47 years, Walter Allen Conn; one son and daughter-in-law, Daniel and Tara Conn of Paintsville; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Samantha Poth of Louisville, Cindy and Joe Barker of Olive Hill,  and Salena and Jeff Lewis of Morehead; eight grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and two sisters and a brother-in-law, Betty Waugh, Barbara and Joe Conn, all of Olive Hill. She also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly mourn her passing.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, with Brother Byron Hargett and Brother Gayle Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Bradley Cemetery on Dry Branch Road in Olive Hill, Kentucky. Friends may visit after 11 a.m. Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West US 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky.

Daniel Conn, Joseph Barker, Jeffrey Lewis, Homer Barker, Josh Conn, and Nathan Barker will serve as pallbearers.

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