Pastor Mark's Story
Pastor Mark David Osborne 51 of Conover, NC died Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at his residence. Born November 21st, 1966 he was the son of Marilyn Coleman Osborne Cole and Roy Edward Osborne.
His wife, Dianna-Lee Bendell Osborne of the home; two sons, Troy Hunter Osborne of Rocky Mount, VA and Mark James Plover of Concord, NC; a daughter Ashley Nicolle Plover and fiancé Matthew Gregory Janzen of Starkville, MS; his mother, Marilyn Coleman Osborne Cole of Conover, formerly of Abingdon, VA and a step-sister Vicky Foreman and husband Keith of Raleigh; three sisters-in-law, Kimberly Ann Linvill, Christine Marie Linvill and Marney Bendell; numerous nieces and nephews survive him.
His father Roy Edward Osborne, step-father, Raymond "Bo" Harold Cole, his brother-in-law, Mason Robert Bendell preceded him in death.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 pm for visitation and dinner followed by a Celebration of Life at 8:00 pm Wednesday, March 14th, 2018 at New Vision Presbyterian Church, 502 Thornburg Drive, Conover, NC.
A second Celebration of Life (because Mark's life was worth celebrating twice) will be held on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Greenhills Memory Gardens, 11800 Governer George C. Peery Hwy, Cedar Bluff, VA.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Neighbors Network, Inc. 706 1st Avenue South, Conover, NC 28613 or www.neighborsnetwork.org.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Osborne family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.
Published on March 13, 2018