Mr. Audolee Conner, age 84, of Blue Ridge, passed away March 27, 2019, in PruittHealth Skilled Nursing and Rehab in Blue Ridge.
Born in Fannin County, he was the son of the late James Monroe Conner and Levi O’Neal Conner. Mr. Conner retired after many years of working for Blue Ridge Telephone Company, later known as TDS. Audolee was of the Baptist faith and the last of seven siblings. He also was preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty Earley Conner.
Survivors include his daughters and son-in-law, Kathy Thomason of Epworth and TC and Benny Pickelsimer of McCaysville; two grandchildren and their spouses, Whitley and Chris Land and Rebecca and Jody Millsaps; great grandchildren, Brian Millsaps and Dylan Millsaps; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted Sunday, March 31, 2019, from the Akins Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mike Jarrett officiating. Music was provided by Benny Pickelsimer, Rick Curtis, Rebecca Millsaps and the Caylor Family.
Interment followed in the Mobile Baptist Church Cemetery with the following gentlemen serving as pallbearers: Brian Millsaps, Dylan Millsaps, Jeremiah Jarrett, Ronald Jarrett, Jake Ware, Jeff Ware and Stacy Ware. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.akinsfuneralhome.com. Akins Funeral Home of Blue Ridge was in charge of the arrangements.