Elsie Mae “Peggy” Conner of Halifax passed away Monday, May 25, 2020. She was born in Halifax County on Feb. 9, 1934 and was 86 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Edward Thomas Conner and the late Mary Elizabeth Whitlow Conner Claiborne.

She was a member of the Presbyterian faith. Peggy was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother who dearly loved her family.

Elsie Mae “Peggy” Conner is survived by her children, Daniel Conner of Halifax, Charlotte Ann Conner of Danville, Benjamin Conner of Halifax, Roberta Hall of Danville, Kenneth Conner of Halifax and Marian Harris Phelps of Ringgold; eight grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; twelve great-great grandchildren; and two sons-in-law.

She was preceded in death by two sons, four sisters and three brothers.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove United Christian Church Cemetery with Pastor Rodney Dalton officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, the funeral service for will be live-streamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.

For memorials, consider a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.