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Dorothy Connell

January 14, 1937 — September 13, 2022

Mrs. Dorothy Terrell Connell, age 85, Fulton, KY
passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2022 in Nashville, TN.

She was born on January 14, 1937 in Weakley County,
TN to the late Dean Terrell and Alma Johns Terrell.

Mrs. Dorothy attended Faith Fellowship Church, where 
she played the piano. She was a former Sunday School 
teacher at the Fulton Cumberland Presbyterian Church and
 played the piano at Johnson Grove Baptist Church.
She was a homemaker and worked for the former 
Ferry-Morse Seed Company. She was a member of the 
Fulton Woman's Club and she also instrumental in the 
Chestnut Glade School Reunions. Dorothy was an avid
reader in history and loved Tennessee Walking Horses,
she always put God and family first in her life. 

She is survived by two sons: Harold Connell of South Fulton, TN
and Steve (Martha) Connell of Tiptonville, TN, a daughter-in-
law Darlene Connell of South Fulton, TN, seven grandchildren:
Justin (Ashley) Connell of Clinton, KY, Katy Connell (Matt)
Vanderloop of Dickson,TN, Patrick Tanner of Southaven, 
MS, Marcus Tanner of Hilton Head, SC, Parks Lebo of 
Tiptonville, TN, Steven (Kansas) Connell of Finley, TN,
Chelsea (Dillon) Keeling of Tiptonville, TN, fourteen great-
grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, two sisters;
Mary True Coles of Fulton, KY and Treva Lou Pryor of 
Searcy, AR, a bother Norman (Wanda) Terrell of Knoxville,
TN.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband
James Connell, a son Tim Connell, a granddaughter Tamara Connell
Hall, a grandson Joshua Connell,  two brothers: Darrell and
Kenneth Terrell, two infant brothers John Alford
Terrell and Elberna Lane Terrell and a daughter-in-law, Rosemary 
Chambliss. 

Pallbearers will be Jeff Caldwell, Joe Ben Pritchard, Jackie Pritchard,
Dalton Gray, Ben Sloan, Matt Vanderloop, Troy Weidenbach,
Honorary Pallbearers will be Paul Moreland, Andy Crocker and 
Bobby Terrell, L.H. Tyler, Charlie Reams and Leroy Sawyer. 

Funeral services will be held at 2pm Sunday, September 18, 2022
in our funeral chapel with burial to follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5-8PM Saturday.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude
Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Oak Grove Cemetery Fund, c/o
Sherrill Reams, 5122 Country Club Rd, South Fulton, TN 38257.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, September 17, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Hornbeak Funeral Chapel

302 Carr St, Fulton, KY 42041

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Funeral Service

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Hornbeak Funeral Chapel

302 Carr St, Fulton, KY 42041

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