Cora Conner


Personal and Family Information

Cora was born on 14 AUG 1938 in India, the daughter of Earl Harold Conner and Stella Alexandra Peden.

She died in 2004 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Cora Conner


Earl Harold Conner


Emerson Hall Conner


Bolivar B Conner


Eliza L. Hall


Laura Nancy Cornelius


William Cornelius


Arabella White


Stella Alexandra Peden



Birth14 AUG 1938
Place: India
Place: Houston, Harris County, Texas
BurialAPR 2004
Place: Houston, Harris County, Texas
Address: Glenwood Cemetery, Houston with parents 8822282


Note 1

Cora was born in Karachi, India (now Pakistan) the daughter of Stella Peden Conner and E. Harold Conner. She lived in Houston since January, 1942, and attended St. John’s School, graduating from Lamar High School; also attended Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Va., and graduated from the University of Texas. Cora was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority, the Junior League of Houston, The Forest Club, The Foundation for Contemporary Theology, The C.G. Jung Center, and Christ Church Cathedral, where she was active in Brigid’s Place.
Cora was preceded in death by her daughter, Jennifer Glash, and her husband, Charles E. Spear. She is survived by her daughter, Laura Norem and husband, Burt of Wondervu, Colorado; daughter, Dr. Kathy Sawyer and husband, Colonel Jim Sawyer of San Antonio, Texas; stepson, Jeff Spear and wife, Diane of Dallas, Texas and her children, Katie and Chuck Cummings; stepdaughter, Julie Merritt and husband, Dr. Keith Merritt of Sanford, North Carolina and their children, Dakota and Savannah; and stepson, Bill Spear and wife, Shawn of Houston, Texas; also by her brother, William Peden Conner and wife, Betty and their children, Mary and Austin.