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Obituaries

Obituaries

Eugene C. Conn 1948 - 2007

Memorial services for Eugene C. Conn, 58, Mulberry, Ark., will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church in Lawrence. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Topeka.Mr. Conn died April 20, 2007, at a Fort Smith, Ark., hospital.He was born July 28, 1948, in Topeka, the son of Lynn and Martha Conn. He graduated from Hayden High School in Topeka and attended Emporia Kansas State College, where he was on the dean's and president's honor rolls. He graduated from Washburn University in Topeka. He recently moved to Arkansas from Lawrence, where he lived for several years.Mr. Conn worked as an alcohol and drug abuse counselor for the Substance Abuse Recovery Program in Topeka, Shawnee Mental Health in Topeka and Valley Hope in Norton.Survivors include two daughters, Misty Allen, Mulberry, Ark., and April Baldwin, Emporia; two sisters, Judy Shump, South Fork, Colo., and Linda Zeller, Mount Pleasant, Texas; and three grandsons, Chad Welcher and Hayden and Brayden Allen.He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, John and Larry.