Adele Foster Conner, age 51, died Sunday, October 21st following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. She was a 1985 graduate of Heritage High school. She is preceded in death by her grandparents George and Mary Kershaw and George and Edith Conner, step-father Dennis O. Sparks and uncle and aunt Jim and Peggy Kershaw. Survivors include father J. Pat Conner, mother Adele K. Sparks, brother Chris Conner, brother and sister-in-law Bo and Trena Conner, and step-sister and brother Angie Menken and Dennis Sparks. She also leaves a large and beloved family of aunts and uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews, and very special friend, Earl Berry. A Memorial Service officiated by Minister Rick Sweet, will be held Saturday, November 3rd at 3:00 pm in the Chapel at Grandview Cemetery, followed by inurnment in the Columbarium adjacent to the chapel. Her family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the awesome U.T. Hospice Team for their kind and loving care, and unwavering support. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Adele’s memory to the University of Tennessee Hospice Foundation, 4435 Valley View Drive, Knoxville, TN 37917.
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