James P. “J.P” Conley

REMO—James Pelham “J.P.” Conley 97 of Remo passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020.

He was the son of the late James Gilliam and Emily DeShields Delano Conley.

Mr. Conley was predeceased by his sisters, Christabel Virginia Kelley, Emily Gertrude Gaskins and Lois Conley Rogers; and his brothers, David Augustus Conley, Samuel Gilliam Conley, Alvah Octavius Conley, Woodrow Wilson Conley and Benjamin Delano Conley.

Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Hazel Davis Conley; son; Steve Conley; and daughter, Karen Harcum (Curly), all of Remo; two granddaughters, Kelli Newton (James) of Fredericksburg and Melissa Harcum (Ken) of Midlothian; three great-grandchildren; Ryan Newton, Samantha Newton and Lucas Harcum; and a sister, Anne C. Bromley of Morattico.

Mr. Conley was a retired farmer and a member and deacon of Wicomico Baptist Church.

A private graveside service will be held Thursday, April 2, in the Wicomico Baptist Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wicomico Baptist Church, PO Box 171, Wicomico Church, VA 22579.

Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.