Mr. Jurl Conner
Mr. Jurl Lamar “Buddy” Conner, age 72, of
Laurens County died on
Thursday, April 14, 2022, at his home. Mr. Conner was born in Uvalda. He was a United States Army veteran and received many medals including the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, the Republic of Vietnam Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. He lived in Darien and was a self-employed shrimper for many years before moving to Laurens County. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jurl Devond “Ted” Conner and Ida Faye Willis.
Survivors include his companion of 23 years, Sadie Chambers of East Dublin; 2 sons, Robert James Conner of Savannah and Jurl Lamar Conner II of Dublin; and 3 sisters, Edith Algeriea Geiger of Uvalda, Betty Joyce Welchman of Woodbine, and Brenda Gail Womble of Cross Hill, SC. Funeral services were held on Monday, April 18, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., in the Chan Stanley Memorial Chapel of Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory, with Rev. Curtis Sumner officiating. Burial followed in the Double JJ Cemetery in Woodbine. Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory/Dublin Chapel was in charge of arrangements.