Nona Arizona Hughes Conley, 87, of Wolf Creek Road, Narrows, departed this life Friday afternoon, May 27, 2011 at Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg to enjoy the blessings of her heavenly home. Born at Chapel, VA on April 22, 1924, she was a daughter of the late James Frederick and Betty Elizabeth Blankenship Hughes. She was proud to be part of the Holiness Movement and enjoyed the fellowship of her home church, Shaver Memorial Church in Pearisburg. She was preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband Henry H. Conley, her son Jerry Conley, her five brothers and her three sisters.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her son Michael Anthony Conley of Narrows; her daughters and sons-in-law Bonnie and Alvin Caudill of Collinsville, Barbara and Jack Miles of Englewood, Ohio, Robin and Kermit Gilbert of Toledo, Ohio; her sisters-in-law Lorene Blankenship of Narrows, and Phyllis Hughes of Narrows; her eight grandchildren; her eleven great-grandchildren; her two special nieces Patty Blankenship and Beverly Rice.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 pm in Shaver Memorial Church in Pearisburg with Pastor David Cope officiating. Entombment will follow in Birchlawn Abbey in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the church two hours before the services. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that contributions be made in Nona’s memory to Shaver Memorial Church, Curve Road, Pearisburg. The Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.