Emily Vera Anderson McConnell, 88, resident of Due West Retirement Center widow of G.L. "Mac" McConnell passed away Thursday May, 22, 2008 at Abbeville Area Medical Center.
Born in Abbeville Co. Georgia she was a daughter of the late Emory Walton and Azilee Elizabeth Loggins Anderson.
She was a former employee of Erskine College and of Abbeville area local shirt plants. She was also an active member of Due West Baptist Church. Vera will be remembered as a loving and caring mother and friend to all.
Survivors include her 4 daughters, Emily McConnell of Redondo Beach, CA, Linda Lawrence and her husband Harold of Milledgeville, GA; Betty Parks and her husband John of Hilton Head, SC; and Mary Winn and her husband Scott of Due West, SC; 6 grandchildren Virgil, Emily and Will Lawrence, Joey Varin, Debra Lauzon and Tim Richardson: 3 great-grandchildren Marie, Lily and Mackie Lauzon: 1 sister Louise McConnell of Abbeville, SC.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday May 24, 2008 at 3:00 PM at Due West Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Harold Lawrence and Rev. Bob Philyaw officiating. The burial will follow in First Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Vera is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 2:00 until 3:00 PM at Due West Baptist Church prior to services.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Due West Baptist Church P O Box 247 Due West, SC 29639.