Frances Dawn Conner, 83, of Warren, Texas, passed away, Thursday, January 7, 2021 at Dogwood Trails Manor in Woodville, Texas.

Visitation will be held Monday, January 11, 2021, at 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Woodville.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 2 p.m. at Stringer & Griffin Chapel in Woodville with burial to follow at Davis Cemetery in Colmesneil, Texas. Officiating will be Brother Jimbo Swinney. Serving as pallbearers will be Joseph Conner, Jarrod Conner, Jess Conner, Matt Swinney, Caleb Swinney, Conner Read, Will Read and Lance Squyres.

Frances was born April 9, 1937 to Thomas & Julia Sokol in Birmingham, Alabama. She was a longtime resident of Warren and member of First Baptist Church where she enjoyed being an active member of The Joy Class. She also loved volunteering as a hair stylist at the Woodville Convalescent Center in Woodville and was a member of the Sassy Scrappers Quilting Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas & Julia Sokol; husband of 54 years, Joe "Carrol" Conner; daughter, Lenora "Dale" Squyres and grandchild, Christopher "Jacob" Chance.

She is survived by her son, Glen Conner & wife Joan of Woodville; son in law, Keith Squyres of Warren; daughter, Elaine Swinney & husband, Jimbo of Warren; brother, Lloyd Sokol & wife, Linda of Lumberton; sister, Norma Penry of Port Neches; grandchildren, Stephanie Read & husband, Billie, Lance Squyres, Joseph Conner & wife, Lauren, Jarrod Conner & wife, Jill, Jess Conner & wife Kayla, Matt Swinney & wife, Macy, Caleb Swinney & wife, Meagan and Hannah Franks & husband, Charlie; 23 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Hospitality House, 912 10th Street, Huntsville, Texas 77320.

Funeral services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Woodville, Texas.

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