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Services held for Dalna Conley



Dalna Wampler Conley, 97, died June 25 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home.

A daughter of the late Daniel Richard Wampler and Ova Sturgill Wampler, she was the widow of Ivory Dee Conley. She was also preceded in death by a son, Richard Conley; a daughter, Jennifer Conley Walker; a son-in-law, Kyle Walker; and two grandsons, Shane Tackett and Erik Conley.

Mrs. Conley was a member of the Peoples Fundamental Baptist Church in Dunham.

During World War II, she worked in Baltimore, Md., for the war effort. She was a homemaker raising five children and loved to cook, always having her children’s friends running in and out and donating to the less fortunate. She spent her later years watching the University of Kentucky Wildcats play ball, Fox News and preaching on television.

Surviving are two daughters, Deanna Tackett and husband Jackie of Fayetteville, N.C., and Sherry Conley of Hazard; a son, Rex Conley and wife Teresa of Wise, Va.; grandchildren, Darrell Tackett and wife Carmen of Birmingham, Ala.; Kevin Greene and wife Ashley of Louisville; Kelly Dee Greene and wife Megan of Frankfort; Mindy Greene of Gainesville, Ga.; Shelly Walker Polly of Jenkins; Kyla Walker Davidson and husband Rich of Russellville, Tenn.; Shauna Conley McDaniel of Destin, Fla.; and Brandon Conley and wife Ashley of Whitesburg; 18 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and her daughters from another mother, Linda Gail Gilliam Wright and Shirley Sawkins.

Graveside services were held June 27 at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens of Big Stone Gap, Va.

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