Tuesday, 01 March 2022 17:08

Ella Mae Buckner Connell

Ella Mae Buckner Connell, age 86, of South Brunswick, Virginia passed away March 1, 2022. She is the daughter of the late Wilbur and Sadie Buckner.
She is preceded in death by her son, William C. “Carl” Connell, Jr.; two brothers, William and Gilbert Buckner; her twin sister, Elsie B. Clary and sisters, Marie Gordon and Frances Pearson. She is survived by her loving husband William Carlton Connell, Sr.; her daughter Amy Connell Clary and husband David; her daughter Beverly Washburn and husband Kent; her daughter-in-law, Ann Connell; her grandchildren, Andrew W. Connell and wife Krystal, Lesley C. Nunn and husband Patrick, Laura Eddings and husband Chris, Collin Washburn, Chase Clary and Alex Clary; her great grandchildren, Drew Connell, Kelsey Carter, Harper and Van Walker Nunn, Ava Marie Connell and Lawson Eddings; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 p.m. Friday at James Square Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to James Square Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 643, Lawrenceville, VA 23868. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com.
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  • Comment Link Melva and Rick Whitmore Friday, 04 March 2022 12:54 posted by Melva and Rick Whitmore

    Sorry to hear of Ella's passing. Such a great person! Many good memories from times in South Brunswick. Thoughts and Prayers with the family.

  • Comment Link Rev. Joseph Giles, Jr. Friday, 04 March 2022 00:09 posted by Rev. Joseph Giles, Jr.

    To Carlton and family,

    I am so grateful for the opportunity to come back to James Square last summer. Seeing Carlton and Ella certainly made the trip worthwhile. When I think of Ella, nothing but the warmest memories come to mind.

    You are all in my thoughts and prayers!

  • Comment Link Dr. Elizabeth Burns, School Board Vice Chair Thursday, 03 March 2022 18:31 posted by Dr. Elizabeth Burns, School Board Vice Chair

    My Deepest, most heartfelt condolences are with you and your family.

  • Comment Link David Tetrault Wednesday, 02 March 2022 17:39 posted by David Tetrault

    May she rest in peace and rise in glory.

  • Comment Link David and Mollie Tucker Wednesday, 02 March 2022 11:21 posted by David and Mollie Tucker

    May God give strength to her family. She was always the sweetest kindest person ever.

  • Comment Link Gay Taylor Wednesday, 02 March 2022 09:14 posted by Gay Taylor

    Ella was a kind and gentle woman who was always ready to help in any way she could. She loved her family, church and friends and will be greatly missed by all who loved her. It was a blessing to have known her. Sending prayers for God's comfort to Carlton and all the family.
    Billy and Gay Taylor

  • Comment Link Connie snd Earl Stanley Tuesday, 01 March 2022 21:05 posted by Connie snd Earl Stanley

    To the Connell Family, Earl and I are sending you our deepest sympathy . Ella was the sweetest, kindest, woman around. Everyone who knew her loved her. We are so sorry and will be keeping all of you in our prayers.
    Connie and Earl

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