Thelma Conley

Thelma Conley

CHAMPAIGN – Thelma (Miller) Conley, 57, of Champaign died at 11:52 a.m. Monday (Dec. 3, 2012).

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 7 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Blue Ridge Cemetery, Mansfield.

Survivors include one daughter, Cathy Croft (Russell) of Champaign; a son-in law, Peter Croft of St. Joseph; a granddaughter, Bethany Shaw; two sisters, Ann Crozier of Urbana and Phyllis Mayner of Jacksonville; and many nieces, nephews, friends and those who thought of her as "mom" or "grandma."

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerome Conley Sr.; five siblings; and her mother and father.

Thelma was born in Monticello, Ky., on March 18, 1955. She made her home in Champaign-Urbana and married Jerome Conley Sr. She has always had a caregiver's heart and made it her profession for many years.