Nellie Ellen Conner, 71 of Crestview, Florida passed away on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Mrs. Conner was born on August 29, 1950 in Lansing, Michigan to Lawrence Ivan Reed and Opal Lee Smith Reed. She moved to our area in 2008 from North Carolina and was a resident ever since. Nellie was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Her smile lit up the room! Her door was always open and greeted with kind words and a fresh pot of coffee.
Nellie is preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence Ivan Reed, Opal Lee Smith Reed, her husband Ed Conner, her brothers, Carl Frye, Albert and James Messamore.
Nellie is survived by her sons Marshall (Mary) Galbraith, Eric (Betty) Robinson, Bryon (Dani) Galbraith, Cary Robinson, Wes (Sandy) Galbraith, her daughter, Marsha Babbitt, her sister, Ruth A. Messamore Roediger, nineteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, October 22, 2021, beginning at 10:00am at Old Bethel Cemetery.