Connie Minton

Connie Sue Baird Wells Minton, 68, of Lenoir went home to be with the Lord Thursday, September 09, 2021, at her home.

She was born September 10, 1952, in Avery County, to the late Lester and Ruth Baird. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Nora Diane Setzer.

Connie loved her husband, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, and her family. She was proud to have served in Law Enforcement for 13 years in Haywood County and Granite Falls.

Survivors include her husband, Gary Phillip Minton; son, Tim Reid (Mary); stepdaughter, Chasity Parker, grandchildren, Zachary Reid, Blaine Reid (Tiffany), Courtney Reid and fiancé Paul McKinney, Alyssa Metsger, Haley Parker, and Ella Mae Petiluna; also surviving are her great grandchildren: Kayden Reid, Adrianne Reid, Liam Reid, Nicholas Carpenter, Levi Carpenter, Mattie Lamb, Aaron Nelson, Hadassal Gainey, Christopher Perkey and Lilly Gainey, brothers; Bryan Baird (Brenda), Steve Baird (Toni), Jeff Baird (Shirley), and Robert Baird (Terressa).

The Family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home.

There will be a private celebration of life held at a later date.

Please make all memorials to Caldwell Hospice of Lenoir.

Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.

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