of Batesville, AR
July 23, 1938 - January 28, 2023
*****Due to inclement weather, service times have changed from the original times set*****Glenna Conyers, of Batesville, lost her battle with Parkinson's disease on Saturday, January 28, 2023 but she won her victory in Heaven. She was born July 23, 1938 in Strawberry, Arkansas. She was the daughter of John and Nancy Norman Smith. She was a charter member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville, where she taught Sunday School for many years. She was retired from being the school secretary for the Desha and then Batesville School District. She loved going to church, witnessing for Christ, crocheting, growing flowers and being with her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Rev. Austin Conyers; her parents, John and Nancy Smith; brothers, Eldon Smith and Zeke Smith and sister, Ethel Mae Smith Willmuth. Survivors include two daughters, Roetta Tucker (Gary) and Teri Kimmer (Paul) both of Cushman; one son, Darrell Conyers of Batesville; six grandchildren, Stephanie Kimmer Hayes (Bart) of Charlotte, Stephen Kimmer of Cushman, John Tucker (Brittney) of Cushman, Mary Tucker Thompson (Justin), Justin Conyers (Meagan) and Whitney Conyers all of Batesville; eight great-grandchildren, Hallie and Ethan Hayes, Alayna and Rylee Tucker, Bonnie and Tucker Thompson and Wyatt and Wynn Conyers. She is also survived by three sisters, Johney Walker and Evelyn Huskey of Batesville and Janis McPhail of Horn Lake, Mississippi and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are her grandsons and grandsons-in-law, John Tucker, Stephen Kimmer, Justin Conyers, Bart Hayes, Justin Thompson and nephew, Randy Walker. Honorary pallbearer will be Danny Matthews. Funeral service will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Unity Missionary Baptist Church in Batesville officiated by Reverend Jerry Medlock. Burial will follow at Barnes Cemetery near Bethesda.Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 P.M. Friday, February 3, 2023 at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home of Batesville. A special thanks for wonderful caregivers, Jamie Caraway, Amedisys Home Health and Legacy Hospice.
Sending my sincere sympathy to thefamily of Glenna Conyers. She wassuch an asset to both the Desha andBatesville School Districts.
Darryl, we are so sorry to hear about your mom. Sending love and prayers.Jon & Jen Hidy
Our hearts are heavy in learning of your loss. Mrs. Glenna was a precious lady & always had that sweet smile going. You are all in our thoughts & prayers today and in the days to come.In His love......
Terri, and Stephanie I am sadden to hear that you lost your mother and Grandmother.
So sorry for the loss of your mother you will be in my thoughts and prayers.
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers to all the family! Thinking of you Justin and Megan.
I am so sorry for the loss of Ms Glenna. She was a wonderful lady. I always enjoyed visiting with her. She will certainly be missed by all who knew her. She loved the Lord and she's with with Him and her beloved husband. She's happy and there's no more suffering.In Christian Love,Joanie Younger
Roetta, Daryl and family,Jimmy and I are so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Glenna was a very sweet lady and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and the days to come.
What a comfort to know your mother is with our Jesus!! I know you’re sad and will miss her terribly!! Prayers for God’s sweet spirit of Comfort!
Prayer's,for Darrell,Rosetta & Terri. & the rest of her family.She,was a sweet lady.
I am so sorry to hear this sad news. She was the secretary at Desha School when I was a student there, and then when I started working at New Horizons she was still there and I had the pleasure of getting to know her. We had so much fun and shared many experiences. I know you all will miss her so much, but that you will be comforted by knowing that she is in a much better place. May God's love and grace comfort all of you.
I am so very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all during this sad time.
So sorry for your loss. She was a special lady.
Such a kind lady! No telling how many lives she has touched.
We are so sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers !Gary and Linda
Ms. Glenna was a special lady! Loved her and all the family. Sweet memories of staying in her home and camping out in the back yard with the Locust Grove girls. Sending prayers and hugs to all.
Roetta, Teri and family, so sorry for the loss of your mother. Glenna was such a sweet lady. It was a privilege to get to know her, and I will miss her deeply. In sympathy. Jamie
I'm so sad Roetta, Teri, and Darrell to hear of your Mom's passing from her battle with Parkinson's disease. Sorry for your loss and prayers to you and family, i have fond memories of mother when she worked as school secretary at Desha High School from 1972 until 1985 when the school closed and annexed with the Batesville School District. Glenna Conyers, as i remember her was a nice and caring, Christian lady.
What a special lady. I had the honor of working with her at Desha Elementary. Prayers to her family
Love and prayers. Brenda from Desha
I’m so sorry for the loss of your motherGod bless you allBeverly Fountain
So Sorry for you loss Justin and Megan, prayers for the whole Family
Terry, Roetta, and Darrell, you and you families are in our thoughts and prayers. Mrs. Glenna was a wonderful lady. I truly enjoyed working with her at Desha Elementary. I know she loved all of you very much. Lori Campbell
Darrell your in my prayers during this tough time. Praying for comfort for you and your family. 🙏
Rosetta, Teri, and Darrell, I am so sad to hear about your mom. She was a very special lady and I know she was a great mom to all of you. For many years she was like a mom to me and I loved her very much.
So sorry to hear the loss of your mother, many prayers for your family!
Tucker, Kimmer, and Conyer families, please accept my condolences in the loss of your mom and grandmother. My heart knows this loss and grief. Prayers for all in this new phase of life.
I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Mothers are so special. Brenda Aydelotte
So Sorry for your loss! Prayers for your family!
I am sorry for your loss. Much love to you all.
It saddens My Heart that Ms. Glenna passed away. She was a wonderful person. Prayers for Her Family.
My condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one. Much love and prayers to everyone
Darrell and kids, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Scott and Jacqui
I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom Darrell. Prayers are with you and your family.
Heaven has gained another beautiful soul. In all my memories of Desha School, this lady is the best. She is a very special sweet lady. I really enjoyed our talks. RIP sweet lady, you will be greatly missed!
I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Conyers. My Prayers and thoughts are with each of your families.