William Henry's Story
William Henry Connell, 83, of Hanceville went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Funeral services will be on Monday, April 3 at 2 p.m. at Hanceville Funeral Home; with interment with military honors in Center Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Henry was the father who so many had never known. He enriched every life he touched through his kindness and sacrifice. He was the town's father. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Pearlie Gill Connell; brothers, Fred Connell Jr. and Millard Connell and sisters, Stella Rushing, Ruby Bond and Dot Phillips. He is survived by his wife, Mary Connell; children, Patricia (Rick) Lindsey, Keith (Jo) Connell, Kevin Connell and Allen Connell; grandchildren, Seth (Amy) Lindsey, Jared Lindsey, William (Deborah) Connell, Ky Connell, Leo Connell and Karen Blackwood; great granddaughter, Kambell Blackwood; brother, Roy (Wanda) Collins; sisters, Nancy Middleton and Janice (Richard) York and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. In lieu of flowers, make donations to Southern Care Hospice.
Published on April 1, 2017