She was born on July 13, 1906 in Mooresville, NC to the late Miles and Emma Rowe Connor.
She married Edward Phifer and had one son, Charles Phifer (both deceased).
Granny was a loving, compassionate nurturer, who was an inspiration to all who knew or knew of her. She retired from Gimbels department store after 26 years in 1971.
Granny lived in Milford, CT, 10 years with her great granddaughter Christine Curry-Smith, her husband Gerald, as well as her two great great grandsons Everett and Jason Smith.
She is also survived by her granddaughter Clara Bennin, 11 great grandchildren and a slew of nieces, nephews and great great grandchildren.
Friends are invited to visit with the family before the memorial service, Saturday September 28, 2013 between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm at the Vertical Church (formerly Living Word Ministries) 225 Meloy Rd. West Haven, CT. The memorial service will be from 1:00pm to 2:00pm.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made directly to the family.
The Arrangements are in the Care of Affordable Cremations of Milford.