R. Louise McConnell of Taylorville

R. Louise McConnell, 82, passed away July 14, 2011 at 10:00 am in Taylorville Memorial Hospital.  She was born July 28, 1928 in May Township, Christian County, the daughter of Nathan Rolland & Rosa (Long) Coffey.  She married Robert F. McConnell in August, 1945 in Taylorville.  She was a retired farmer, homemaker and a member of the Red Hat Society. 

She is survived by her husband, sons, Robert (Toni) McConnell Jr. of OK., Gary (Debbie) McConnell of Kincaid, IL., Daniel McConnell of Edinburg, Il., Lyndon (Pam) McConnell of Taylorville; daughters, Sharon (Ron) Sutzer of Chatham, IL. and Mardell McConnell (Companion Penny) of TN.; 13 grandchildren, 14 great- grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild;  and sister, Lucy Neenan of CA.  She was preceded by her parents, brother Hugh Coffey and sister Mary Beck.

Funeral services will be held Monday, July 18, 2011 at 10:00 am in Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Rev. Linda Vonck officiating.  Burial will be in Old Stonington Cemetery in Stonington.  Visitation will be held Sunday, July 17, 2011 from 4:00 until 7:00 pm in Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. 

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD in Taylorville.  Sign online guestbook @

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