Dorothy L. Staten Conkin, 100, died Wednesday, March 25,
2009, at Barbara Egan Nursing Home in Shrewsbury, PA. She
was a native of Greene Co TN, having moved to Seven
Valleys, PA, in 1997 to the home of her daughter, Lois Hunt.
Mrs. Conkin was a lifelong member of the Bethesda
Cumberland Presbyterian Church where she taught Sunday
School for many years.
Mrs. Conkin was born in in Greene Co TN, August 30, 1908,
the daughter of the late Frank and Pearl (Teague) Staten.
She was the wife of Harry T. Conkin for 52 years until his
death in 1980. She was preceded in death by three brothers,
Tom, Lyle and Gordon.
In addition to her daughter Lois Hunt, Mrs. Conkin is
survived by a son, Paul and his wife Dorothy of Nashville,
TN; seven grandchildren, Keith Conkin of Middlebury, VT,
Claudia Conkin Neeley of Monroeville, PA, Lydia Conkin
Wong of Cary, NC, Tom Hunt, Susan Hunt Dayhoff, John Hunt
and Joe Hunt, all of Seven Valleys, PA; and thirteen great-
The family will receive friends Sunday, March 29, 2009,
from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., at Bethesda Cumberland Presbyterian
Services will follow at 2 p.m., with Rev. Rocky L. Johnson officiating.
Burial will be at Bethesda Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Cemetery, where she will be put to rest beside her late
husband, Harry Conkin.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bethesda Cumberland
Presbyterian Church, c/o Willie Good, 15295 Kingsport
Highway, Chuckey, TN 37641.
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