Mary Conyers

Obituary of Mary Jane Conyers

Funeral services for Mary Jane Conyers, age 97, of Roanoke will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 2:00 PM at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Cannon and Ms. Blythe Gottleib officiating.  Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Quattlebaum Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends at the church from 1:00-2:00 PM on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. 

Mrs. Conyers passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019, at Traylor’s Nursing Home.

Survivors include her son, Norman S. Conyers (Sue) of LaFayette; two grandchildren, Denise Lamb and Lou Duffie, both of LaFayette; 4 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Denney (Jordan) of Milltown and Johanna Bennett of Rock Mills; two brothers, Sam P. Stewart (Rosemary) of Virginia and Bob Stewart (Ann) of Roanoke.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Duffie, Ed Lamb, Scott Stewart, Dondi Dunnaway, Craig Calhoun, and Joe Sanders.

A Roanoke native, Mrs. Conyers was born on June 4, 1922, the daughter of Whit and Vera Nunn Stewart.  She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and worked for Shawmut Mill as a winder.  Mrs. Conyers was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lawrence Conyers; and three sisters, Larue Dunaway, Helen Namie, and Nell Smith.