Ruth Marie Conner, daughter of the late Cecil and Bertha Silliman Vickery, was born near Essex on July 13, 1935, and died at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau on June 19, 2009, at the age of 73.M
Mrs. Conner had lived in the Essex and Dexter area all her life. She had attended the Harvest Assembly of God Church in Essex.
In September 1984, she was married to R. W. "Dub" Conner in Essex.
Surviving are her husband, R. W. "Dub" Conner of Dexter; two daughters, Sandra Vaughn and Linda Morgan, both of Dexter; six grandchildren, Timbo, Arlyn, Crystal, Kevin, Ashley and Keaton; and nine great-grandchildren, Marissa, Larissa, Madison, Colton, Jayden, Andrew, Austin, Jennel and Brienna. Other relatives and friends also survive.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 23, 2009, from 5-8 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2009, at 1 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Tim Russell of Dexter officiating.
Interment will be in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.