Shawnee resident Rita Conner Tefertiller, 80, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Oklahoma City.

Shawnee resident Rita Conner Tefertiller, 80, passed away Sunday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Oklahoma City.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, March 1, at Johnson Cemetery.

Rita was born March 16, 1937, in Shawnee to John and Velva Souders.

She married Bill Conner and they had four sons.

She spent most of her life in the Johnson Community where she was very active. She worked for over 20 years for Pratts Grocery.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons: Daniel Wayne Conner Sr. and William Robert Conner Jr.; two great-grandchildren: Wyatt Diamond Foster and Olivia Lynn Ross; a daughter in law: Pamela Conner; and seven brothers and sisters.

Survivors include two sons: Donnie Conner and wife Mary of Meeker and Randy Conner of Johnson; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.