Freda Ellen Shumate Lafferty Conner, 86, of McGraws, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Princeton Community Hospital, Princeton, WV. She was born on February 4, 1935 in Saulsville, WV a daughter of the late Ted and Laura Bower Shumate. Freda attended the McGraws United Methodist Church. She is a member of the National Education Association, and taught kindergarten, fifth and sixth grade at John McGraw Grade School, and worked many years with the Ravencliff Saulsville PSD water system. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her first husband Lacy Lafferty her second husband Leroy Conner a son Lacy Michael Lafferty a sister Pauline Shumate and four brothers Frank, Joseph Carl, Roy, and James Roland Shumate. Survivors include a daughter Glenna (Kenny) Cozort, a step daughter Theresa Conner a step son David Conner a brother Ted (Beatrice) Shumate grandchildren Melanie (Pete) Meadows, Shanna (Mike) Lily, Bryan (Stacy) Cozort, Aaron Cozort, and Brandon (Chelsea) Cozort step grandson Levi Conner great grandchildren Chelsea Lafferty, Ethan (Krista) Harvey, Gracie Cozort, Christian Cozort, Rain Cozort, Ryker Cozort, Jordan Meadows, Wesley Meadows, Haileah Meadows, Tyler Lily, Lane Lily, and Lana Lily two great great grandchildren Lacie Lafferty, and Michael Harvey and a host of other loving family and friends. A private family service will be held. The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.