William Conkle Sr.
William Larry Conkle Sr., 56, died at his residence late Sunday evening, Jan. 19, 2014. He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Straightway Baptist Church. He was employed by Service Electrical as a Substation Tech. He enjoyed being in the outdoors fishing and being with his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harmon Perry and Alice Morgan Conkle; two brothers, George Conkle and Billy Mahan; father-in-law, Howard T. Wright. Surviving include his wife, Vicki Martin Conkle, of Higdon; children, Larry (Shannon) Conkle Jr., of Trenton, Ga., Jerry (Missy) Conkle, of Flat Rock, Ala., Becky Conkle, of Flat Rock, John (Angie) Otten of Ringgold, Ga., Chrissy (Rusty) Whited, of Flat Rock; grandchildren, Jonathon Otten, Justin Otten, Emily Otten, Kayla Smith, Magen Peppers, Dalton Peppers, Alyssa Conkle, Caleb Conkle, Isaac Conkle, Isaiah Conkle and Lylah Whited; one great-grandchild, Bentlee Smith; five brothers, Perry Conkle, Robert Conkle, Tim Mahan, Dewayne Mahan and Mike Mahan; one sister, Helen Straughn; also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 22, 2014, in the chapel with the Rev. Gary Bone officiating. Interment will follow in Conkle Cemetery. Visit www.RyanFuneralHome.net to share memories and condolences. Family will receive friends 4 until 8 p.m. today and 11 a.m. until service time Wednesday at Ryan Funeral Home, Trenton, Ga.