Charlotte Florence Jenkins Conner

September 12, 1933 - April 9, 2018

09/12/1933 - 04/09/2018

Past Services

Wednesday April 11, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Additional Information:

Other times at the home of her daughter Anita

Thursday April 12, 2018

Thursday April 12, 2018
11:00 am

Additional Information:

Rev. Bob Rogers will be officiating.

RICH SQUARE, NC – Charlotte Florence Jenkins Conner, age 84, passed away on April 9, 2018 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC with her family by her side.

Mrs. Conner was born on September 12, 1933 to Berry and Rena Allen Jenkins in the Milwaukee community of Northampton County, North Carolina. Florence was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. Florence also liked to embroider, play bingo at the Senior Center, and going to Claudine’s Restaurant for a meal as long as her health permitted. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Wayne Conner, and her brothers and sisters.

Florence is survived by three daughters, Nelda Helmer and husband Gary of Rich Square, Anita Blythe of Rich Square, and Teresa Duke and husband Billy of Conway, NC; a granddaughter, Amanda Helmer of Rich Square; a grandson, Colby Duke of Conway; special niece and caregiver, Peggy Jenkins Aston of Milwaukee, NC, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Rich Square, NC and other times at the home of her daughter Anita.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at11:00 am at the Rich Square Baptist Church, Rich Square, NC, with the Rev. Bob Rogers, officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to the Northampton County Office-Aging, 9536 NC 305, Jackson, NC 27845 or online by clicking here.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Conner family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Jane Wooten
5 years ago

We are so sorry to hear this. We just found out today she passed. We would have been st the visitation and funeral had we known. Ray just found out and told us. Sorry for your loss. We are in shock. Jane, Susie, Edgar and Ray. 5/19/2018

Deloris s williams
6 years ago

So sorry for your loss.The Bible says at 1Corinthians 15:26 and the last enemy,death is to be brought to nothing.Hope reading this scripture will bring you and your family some comfort.For Bible questions please visit

Margaret Aston
6 years ago

I will always have fond memories of Ms Florence. Mike and I will keep all the family in our thoughts and prayers. Margaret Ann Aston

Judith Copeland
6 years ago

Ms. Hemmer I am praying for you and your family at this time. God always send a comforter for you. Just know he is always with you.

Linda C. Deloatch
6 years ago

Condolences from Clara Deloatch and Linda Deloatch.

Lori Tyler
6 years ago

I enjoyed my time with Ms Florence. We would talk and laugh!! She was a special lady and I loved every minute with her.