Brenda Sue Connell

Published 9:32 am Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Brenda Sue Connell, 75, of Mocksville, died on Friday, Dec. 23, 2016, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

She was born in Rowan County on June 13, 1941, the daughter of the late Olin Mitchell Connell and Bessie Lucille Waller Connell. A graduate of Woodleaf High School, she was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. She retired as a seamstress, having worked for Moxville Manufacturing Co. and B&F Manufacturing Co. for some 30 years.

Survivors: 2 daughters, Wynne Connell (Donna Roper) of Mocksville, and Paula Connell of Winston-Salem; a brother, Buck Connell (Betty) of Cooleemee; 2 sisters, Paulette Chattin (Roger) of Cooleemee and Dianne Waller of Salisbury; special friends, Donald and Jessie Roper, Phyllis Burgess, and Arcola Lewis; plus her 2 special companions, Peanut and Brindle.

She was also preceded in death by: 3 sisters, Lois Nichols, Joanne Reeves and Vicky Connell; and 3 brothers, Barry, Dewey and R.J. Connell.

The family received friends from noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27 at Davie Funeral Chapel. The celebration of life service was in the funeral chapel at 1 p.m. with Pastor Darrell Cox officiating. Burial was in Rowan Memorial Park.

Memorials: Trinity Baptist, 2722 US 601 S., Mocksville.