Mrs. Joy Lee McConnell

Mrs. Joy Lee McConnell, age 74, of Newnan, died at Piedmont Newnan Hospital on Dec. 29, 2013. 

She was born in Calhoun on July 24, 1939, to the late Gurdies DeFoor and Essie Hollis DeFoor. She was a pianist for 61 years at Community Baptist Church and then Beulah Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, R.C. DeFoor and James DeFoor.

Surviving are her husband, Charles McConnell; son, Chuck Allan McConnell (Donna Marie); sister, Ethel Chatham (Dr. E. C. Chatham); g r a n d c hi ldr e n, Wa nda McConnell and Cameron McConnell; numerous nieces and nephews. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel. com .

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev. David Couch and Dr. E.C. Chatham officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. The family received friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013, from 6-8 p.m.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel, Newnan, 770-253-4723



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