The Valdosta Daily Times
Jerry Graham Connell, 64, of Tifton, Ga., passed away Friday morning October 25, 2013 at the home of his nephew Kenny Young, surrounded by his family. He was born October 30, 1948 to the late Robert Griffin Connell and Willie Lee Graham Connell in Cook County, Ga. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers Earl Connell, Lee Connell, and James “Jim” Connell. He lived in Athens, Ga., many years and was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan. He not only attended football games, but supported baseball and other athletic events where “Georgia” was playing. His wardrobe most of the time consisted of something with the red and black colors and the Georgia emblem.
SURVIVORS: Sister – Margie Purvis, Tifton, Ga.; Brothers – A.D. Connell, Woodstock, Ga.,; Charles Connell, Tifton, Ga.; A number of nieces and nephews
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, in the Chapel of Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Home in Tifton, Ga. The family will receive friends at the funeral home between 5-7 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice of Tift Area 104 W. 8th St. Tifton. Heartfelt condolences and memories may be shared online at www.musicfuneralservicesl.com. — Music Funeral Services of Lakeland and Albritton- Beaumont Funeral Home of Tifton