Velta Marie McConnell

Velta Marie McConnell, 88, Of Booneville, was born December 10, 1925 in Yell County to Gordon and Eva Rogers. She passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in Booneville.

She was a member of Living Word Tabernacle Church. She worked as a grocery store clerk till she was 75 years old. She was a avid gardener who loved the sunshine.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Carolan Cemetery near Booneville, under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home of Booneville.

She is survived by her two Daughters, Glenda Clark of Sedalia, Mo., and Sharon Rongey of Booneville; one son, Richard McConnell of Ozark; two brothers, Dub Rogers of Greenwood and Noble Rogers of Booneville; three sisters, Sue Morris of Magazine, Jo Parrish of Booneville and Rose Storts of Magazine; 11 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

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