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Verlie Sarah Conrad

October 21, 1939 — April 12, 2023

Verlie Sarah Conrad of Hickory, NC went home to be with her Lord April12, 2023. Born October 21, 1939 in Monterville, WV, she was a daughter of the late Talbert and Ada Hevener.  Verlie was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Merle Conrad in 2017.

Verlie was a devoted wife, mother and shared in her husband's ministry for 30 years across several regions in West Virginia with the United Methodist Church. Verlie loved to serve those, who sometimes were among the forgotten, and will be remember by many friends who experienced her golden heart. They retired to Knoxville, TN in the year 2000.

Those left to cherish Verlie's memory are her treasured daughters, Patsy L Tanner of Hickory, NC (Michael). Janet Conrad of Powell, TN. 6 cherished Grandchildren, Randall Cox of Hickory NC(Jackie), Matthew Ashley of Knoxville, TN(Bridgett),Sara Dunkelberger of Mahomet, IL (Kevin), Kaycee Perkins of Knoxville, TN (Matt), Marissa Middleton of Knoxville, TN (Matthew)and Patrick Tanner of Lenoir, NC.

Verlie leaves behind 9 beloved great grandchildren. Addy, Hunter, Benny, Wyatt, Austin, Esther, Beau, Ellie and Malakai.

Verlie will also be so missed by her remaining loyal and loving sisters, Shirley Hite of Elyria, OH and Eula Gibson of Mill Creek, WV., along with several nieces and nephews.

Visitation and Celebration of Life will be at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 with Rev. Sheri Kernick officiating. interment at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton, WV.


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Tuesday, April 18, 2023

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