Francis Odell Conner

February 14, 1952 - November 26, 2008
Francis Odell Conner

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Francis Odell Conner, 56, of Wilmington died Wednesday November 26, 2008 at his home.

Big O was born on February 14, 1952 in Bertie County NC. He was Social counselor with Launch Pad a recovering addict program. He was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his son DG Conner and daughter Renee C. Roberson both of Windsor his mother Jean Rawls and husband Jay ; sister Deborah Wray both of Greensboro. Five grandchildren. his beloved canine Bennie also survives.

The family will be at the home of Wayne and Lori Ray 7124 Orchard Trace Wilmington for a time of remembrance from 7:00 pm until 9:00 PM Thursday November 27, 2008.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 P.M Tuesday December 2, 2008 at Pine Valley United Methodist Church. The family will see friends from 1:00 PM Until service time. The Reverend Trish Archer will conduct the service.

The family would like memorial be directed to Community Hospice Foundation 117 Village Road Leland, NC 28451

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099

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  • November 27, 2008
    Renee Roberson says:

  • November 27, 2008
    Big-O I love you and miss you!! Thank you for teaching me how to laugh and enjoy LIFE!!!

  • November 30, 2008
    Odell was in my life for about twenty years,we were married and had together two wonderfull children.The children are married and now have children of their own.Both of the children loved their dad very much,but life comes and goes away so fast.GOD BLESS YOU...

  • December 01, 2008
    shelia gibson says:
    odell what can I say about you I can't and never will be able to tell you what a inpact you had on my life,you grabed hold to my heart and wouldn't let it go.I will miss you so very much.But I know you will always be with me no matter what or where I go or do. To know you was to love you and I did so very much. You will have many gems in your crown in heaven because you have helped so many. I'll see you again one day. so you keeping rocking till I get there I love you

  • December 01, 2008
    candi taylor says:
    I meet Odell 7 years ago when he was stay out carolina inn in roanoke rapids,nc.Odell and I had so much in comman. We both had drug problems.But we both overcome this problem with the help of a strong woman name Shelia Gibson(my mother)and God. Odell was like my big brother,he made me laugh so hard sometime i couldn't stand it.Well to u my BIG BROTHER I say that I Love you. And the one thing u said to me in that hospital is that u love me and u would always watch over me and i know u will.You made be gone but never,never forgotten.