Alice Connor, age 79, of Forest City, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at her residence.
Alice was born Sunday, November 16, 1941 in Lexington, Kentucky to the late Homer Ray Richie and Nora Stephens Richie. She worked as a teacher’s aide at Harris Elementary for Special Needs students for many years and most recently at Overnight Trucking . Alice was a member of Hicks Grove Baptist Church and enjoyed shopping, traveling, singing and collecting strawberry themed items. She especially loved spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of thirty-six years, Weldon Connor; two sisters, Dorothy Richie and Elizabeth Wilson and brothers, Homer Ray, Thomas and Lee Richie.
Those left to cherish her memory include a daughter, Debbie Ferguson (Kenny) of Dry Ridge, Kentucky; two sons, Wayne Robinson (Tammy) of Gaffney, SC and Tim Robinson (Carole) of Forest City; two brothers, David Richie (Linda) of Williams Town, Kentucky and Donald True of Lexington, Kentucky and a sister, Sue Dickerson (David) of Versailles, Kentucky. She is also survived by a dear friend, Doris Cline; six grandchildren, Brittany Greene (Ryan), T.J. Robinson (Harlee), Devon Lovelace (Emily), Allyson Buchanan, Chris Robinson (Brandie), Daniel Rice; seven great-grandchildren, Oakley Robinson, Meredith Greene, Spencer Greene, McKenna Greene, Justyce Buchanan, Alexys Robinson and Jace Robinson; her special fur baby, Jake.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Tim Elmore and Mr. Kaleb Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. At other times the family will be at the residence at 2286 Hogan Road, Forest City, NC 28043.
Memorial donations are requested to the Prospect Baptist Church Youth, 2610 Prospect Church Road, Mooresboro, NC 28114.