Alexander County

Obituary - Penecia McConnell

The Cairo Evening Citizen, Friday, March 27, 1953

Penecia Mae McConnell, age 44 of Mound City, died today at 2:45 a.m. at St. Mary's Hospital after an illness of three months.

She was born in Barlow, Ky., and had been a resident of Mound City for 12 years. Mrs. McConnell was a member of the Lake Milligan Baptist Church at Miller City.

She is survived by her husband, Leon; seven sons, Harold of Mounds; Andy and George of Mound City; William Eugene of the U. S. Army; Roy Earl, Donald Raymond and Charles Edward at home; two daughters, Shirley Ann and Mary Elizabeth, at home; her father, Ralph Burns, her mother, Della Burns of Mound City; six brothers, one sister and three grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Alstat Funeral Home in Mound City after 7 p.m. tonight. Funeral arrangements are incomplete but will be announced later. Alstat Funeral Home in charge.

The Cairo Evening Citizen, Saturday, March 28, 1953

Funeral services for Penecia Mae McConnell, age 44, of Mound City who died Friday at St. Mary's Hospital, will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Baptist Church in Mound City with Rev. Silas Morgan officiating. Interment will be made in Spencer Heights Cemetery in Mounds. Alstat Funeral Home of Mound City in charge of arrangements.

Contributor's Note: Penecia A. MConnell was born 07 Jul 1906 and died 27 Mar 1953.

Contributed by Anna Shelton

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