September 14, 2022

Mrs. Dorothy Terrell Connell, age 85, Fulton, Ky., passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.

She was born on January 14, 1937 in Weakley County, Tenn., to the late Dean Terrell and Alma Johns Terrell.

Mrs. Dorothy attended Faith Fellowship Church, where she played the piano. She was a former Sunday School teacher at the Fulton Cumberland Presbyterian Church and played the piano at Johnson Grove Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and worked for the former Ferry-Morse Seed Company. She was a member of the Fulton Woman’s Club and she was also instrumental in the Chestnut Glade School Reunions. Dorothy was an avid reader in history and loved Tennessee Walking Horses, she always put God and family first in her life.

She is survived by two sons, Harold Connell of South Fulton, Tenn., and Steve (Martha) Connell of Tiptonville, Tenn.; a daughter-in-law, Darlene Connell of South Fulton, Tenn.; seven grandchildren, Justin (Ashley) Connell of Clinton, Ky., Katy Connell (Matt) Vanderloop of Dickson, Tenn., Patrick Tanner of Southaven, Miss., Marcus Tanner of Hilton Head, SC, Parks Lebo of Tiptonville, Tenn., Steven (Kansas) Connell of Finley, Tenn., Chelsea (Dillon) Keeling of Tiptonville, Tenn.; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Mary True Coles of Fulton, Ky., and Treva Lou Pryor of Searcy, Ark.; and a brother, Norman (Wanda) Terrell of Knoxville, Tenn.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Connell; a son, Tim Connell; a granddaughter, Tamara Connell Hall; a grandson, Joshua Connell; two brothers, Darrell and Kenneth Terrell; two infant brothers, John Alford Terrell and Elberna Lane Terrell; and a daughter-in-law, Rosemary Chambliss.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Caldwell, Joe Ben Pritchard, Jackie Pritchard, Dalton Gray, Ben Sloan, Matt Vanderloop, Troy Weidenbach. Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Moreland, Andy Crocker and Bobby Terrell.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.n. Sunday, September 18, 2022 in the funeral chapel of Hornbeak Funeral Home of Fulton with burial to follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Saturday.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospi-tal, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Oak Grove Cemetery Fund, c/o Sherrill Reams, 5122 Country Club Rd, South Fulton, TN 38257.

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