Lorene Dawson Conatser, age 93 of Lebanon passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at Tennova Healthcare.
Funeral services for Mrs. Conatser will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Brother Matthew Meriedeth officiating.
Interment will follow at Conatser Cemetery.
Visitation Tuesday 2 to 7 p.m. and Wednesday after 9 a.m. at Ligon & Bobo.
Born Dec. 21, 1922, in Smith County, she is the daughter of the late Phocian and John Lillie Parker Dawson. She worked the front desk at Holiday Inn for many years and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, J. V. Conatser on May 30, 1967; sisters, Jewell Bennett, Alma Conatser, Thelma Dawson, Joyce Gann, Flora Dean Dawson, Lera Bates, and Hilda Marvelyne Place; and a brother, Floyd Dawson.
She is survived by sister, Dorothy (Kennard) Reed; nieces, Sandra (Frank) Hartley and Linda (Wayne) Ligon; nephews, Clinton (Kathy) Mathews, Bryson Place, John (Gail) Gann, Jeffrey (Mollie) Reed and Chris (Teresa) Reed; great nieces and nephews, Julie & Jennifer Hartley, Jason (Amie) Ligon, Courtney Ligon, Cody & Callie Gann, Melinda Mathews, Elizabeth (Eric) Palmer, Trey (Becky) Mathews, Michael & Hannah Mathews, Gracie & Matthew Palmer, and Erin & Abby Reed; and brother in law, Gus Bates.
Honorary pallbearers: Bryson Place, Frank Hartley and Clinton Mathews.
Active pallbearers: John & Cody Gann, Wayne & Jason Ligon, Jeffrey & Chris Reed.
Memorials may be made to Conatser Cemetery or New Leash on Life.
Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home of Lebanon (615) 444-2142, www.ligonbobo.com.