Georgia Erina McConnell, 90, of Texas City, TX, went to be with her Lord in celebration of her final birthday on Thursday, February 1, 2018. She passed peacefully with family leading her way in prayer at Autumn Leaves in San Antonio.
Visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 6th at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 7th, at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church in Texas City. Burial will follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson, TX.
Georgia was born on February 1, 1928 in East Bernard, TX. She was a beloved wife, mother and friend. She helped her husband, JD, in his dental practice for many years while raising 5 children. She was involved in several organizations; Altar society, rosary guild, Prolife ministry, prison ministry, she volunteered as a hospice sitter, was a member of the Friends of Our Lady of Fatima School, and a board member of the Chamber of Commerce. Georgia had many friends and participated in a bowling league, bridge club, garden club and sewing club. She loved to travel, especially cruising. She was very active as a beloved child of Christ and attended many retreats and prayer services.
Georgia is preceded in death by her husband of 57 Years, Dr. Julius Daniel McConnell, a stillborn daughter Ellen Marie, a son Victor Paul, grandson Daniel Paul, her parents, 2 sisters, and 3 brothers.
Survivors include one daughter Lynn McConnell of Austin, three sons Marc and wife Karen of Woodville, TX, Bruce and wife Angela of Yoakum, TX, and Eric and wife Dana of Greenville, SC, 5 grandsons, 2 granddaughters, 5 great-grandchildren, 1 great great - grandson and 1 great granddaughter on the way.
Pallbearers are Noah McConnell, Arnold Normand, Hunter McConnell, Luke McConnell, Daniel Disbrow, and Matthew Disbrow
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School.
Georgia was a very sweet lady. We first met her & Dr. McConnell on an Alaskan cruise. They were great company. After that, Henry did some painting form them. We are very sorry for your loss. It was a pleasure having known them.
Henry & Ruby WulfHitchcock, TX
Our sympathies to you all. Our prayers are with Marc and all of his family. ........Mikey..........
Joanie and Mike KochanekJasper, TX
I was very blessed to have met Georgia. She was like a mother to me and a friend with good wisdom and Sound Advice a very kind and gracious lady who also love serving her church and serving the lord she will be deeply missed but she always be in our hearts.
Jesse DuenesSugerland, TX
Ms.Georgia was always such a gracious lady. She will be missed. Praying for her family during this trying time.
Debbie BrizendineSanta Fe, TX
What a wonderful person she was - so much fun to be around! I will miss my Aunt Georgia and our wonderful conversions. Love always, Tricy
Patrice TaylorHitchcock, TX