July 15, 1932 – June 19, 2020
Daisey Washington Conerly, age 87, of Chicago, IL, native of Tylertown, died June 19, 2020, in Chicago after a brief illness.
Services were held on June 27, 2020, at Leak & Sons Funeral Chapel, Chicago, IL, with interment in Oak Wood Cemetery.
She was one of 12 children, born July 15, 1932, in Tylertown, to the late Leander Washington and Edna Ross Washington. After moving to Chicago, she was married to Pervis Conerly, to this union two children were born.
Daisey graduated from Ginntown School, Tylertown. She was a member of Antioch MB Church and after relocating to Chicago, she became a member of Saint John Church-Baptist. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and baking cakes for friends. She was a hairdresser and retired from Robert Taylor Daycare Center in Chicago as a head cook.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, son-Leander Gregory Conerly, daughter-Sandra Conerly-Williams, siblings: Mamie Hammond, Velma Green, Lennie Conerly, (her twin) Maisie Magee, Waver Ball, Cora Lee Andrews, Luther, Marvie, T.J., Otis and Array Washington.
Survivors are one granddaughter, Takyla (Kewon) White; great granddaughter, Akilah Sykes.
Leak & Sons Funeral Home in Chicago, IL, was in charge of services.