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Jane Conger

Mrs. Jane B. Conger, age 77, Jonesborough, passed away Monday, February 11, 2013, at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mrs. Conger was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and daughter of the late James H. & Alene Schinke Bahrenburg. She moved to Jonesborough in 1981 from St. Petersburg, Florida.
She was a member of Living Word Lutheran Church.
In 1981, Mrs. Conger founded the Jonesborough Accommodations, the First Bed & Breakfast in Jonesborough. She and her husband purchased Old Town Hall in 1982, which created opportunity for incubator businesses (over 30). Included in these businesses was the first location of Main Street Café, also in 1982 they founded Print Distribution Services.
Survivors include her husband, Dunham F. “Dick” Conger, Jonesborough; son and daughter-in-law, Scott B. & Althea D. Conger, St. Petersburg, FL; daughter and son-in-law, Linda C. & Frank Fragale, Sumerduck, VA; grandson, Donald F. Fragale, Sumerduck; and a brother, James L. Bahrenburg, Wheatridge, CO.
Funeral services were conducted Thursday, February 14, 2013, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Thomas Kock and Rev. Jim Pahris officiating.
Interment services were conducted Friday, February 15, 2013, at Maple Lawn Cemetery. A reception followed at Jonesborough Presbyterian Church. Pallbearers were Ken Soergel, Jeff Dupre, David Phillips, John Reightler, Gary Tregaskus and Charles Lewis. Honorary pallbearers were Jack Cope and Bill Beagen.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lion’s Club International Hearing & Sight Foundation, Dept. 4547, Carol Stream, IL 60122-4547.
Condolences may be sent to the Conger family online at