Shirley Mae Dew Connor of Kenova

Shirley Mae Dew Connor, 81, of Kenova, WV passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2011 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House in Huntington, WV. Shirley was born November 4, 1929 in Iron Gate, VA a daughter of the late Lewis H. and Mary F. Helmentola Dew. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kenova. Shirley was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. She was a loving wife and mother working in the home caring for the needs of her family. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Loyal E. Connor; son, Lewis W. Connor and two sisters, Thelma Dew Whitmer and Jeanne Dew Thompson. She is survived by her beloved daughter, Sherry M. Connor of Huntington; one brother, Norman Dew; two sisters-in-law, Lillian Conner and Pearl Conner all of Iron Gate, VA; her God daughter, Mickey Caldwell Sumner; her special caregiver Lori Keyser and special helper, Dara Gorby; three lifelong friends, Lucille Linn, Ann Maeland and Helen Clarke and she has left behind many special nieces, nephews and friends that were all loved and very close to her heart. The family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova. Graveside services will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Dock’s Creek Cemetery with Rev. Scott Byard officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Shirley’s honor to the Kenova Volunteer Fire Dept., P.O. Box 186, Kenova, WV 25530 or the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House, 3100 Staunton Rd. Huntington, WV 25702. Online condolences may be expressed at