|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1932|
|Death: ||Nov. 23, 2010|
E. Eldena Connelly, 78, a resident for the past three years of "Our Place" at Burnsides Community Health Center, Marshall, IL and formerly of Mattoon, IL passed away at 6:57 p.m. on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, IN. She was born on October 3, 1932, in Tuscola, IL, the daughter of Truman Jay Slagley and Mary Oneida Fasnacht Slagley.
Survivors include sons, Charles A. Connelly and wife Molly of Sequin, TX; Ralph Connelly and wife Anna of Mattoon, IL; Mike Connelly and wife Cindy of Bonny Lake, WA; Glenn Connelly and wife Sherry of Westfield, IL; daughter, Candy Nichols and husband Ray of Casey, IL; brothers, Paul Slagley of Centralia, IL; Virgil Slagley of Centralia, IL; sisters, Wanda Roberson of Marshall, IL; Vivian Kelly and husband Joe of Centralia, IL; twenty-one grandchildren and twenty-four great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and one sister.
Eldena was a registered nurse and retired from Mattoon Manor. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed reading, crocheting afghans and enjoyed caring for her grandchildren and her great grandchildren.
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Created by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Record added: Apr 11, 2013
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