Betty Conner

Betty Conner

Betty Mae Owen Conner, 80 of Star City died January 14, 2014 at Lincoln Heights Healthcare in Star City.

She was born May 21, 1933 in Star City and was the daughter of the late David Sim and Bessie Bee Thompson Owen. She was a member of Crigler Missionary Baptist Church and was a homemaker.

Also preceding her in death was her husband, Roland Conner; and brothers, Leon Owen, Lee Owen and Thomas “Bud” Owen.

Survivors include two sons, Jeff (Carman) Conner of Woodlawn and Eric (Deana) Conner of Star City; daughter, Kay (John) Beck of Star City; three brothers, Alvin Owen of Star City, Loyd Owen of Star City, Nolen Owen of Petit Jean Mountain; four sisters, Louise Parker, Helen Owen, Pauline Myrick and Maxine Grumbles, all of Star City; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are will be held January 16 at 2 p.m. Griffin Funeral Chapel in Star City with Bro. David Leopard officiating.

Visitation is from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. January 15 at the funeral home. Burial at Hickory Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers are Kyle Conner, Kurt Conner, Roger Carter, Jerry Phillips, Josh Conner and Matthew Conner.

Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Online obituary at