December 6, 1934
Last Rites Today For G. E. Connell
Funeral services will be held today at 3:30 p. m., for George E. Connell, 75, who died at 10 a. m. yesterday at the home of his brother, J. J. Connell, 48 Cedar avenue, after an illness of two years.
The funeral rites will be held at the Peninsula Funeral Home with the Rev. E. T. Wellford, D. D., pastor of the First Presbyterian church, in charge. Burial will be in Peninsula Memorial Park cemetery, with Masonic rites conducted at the grave.
Mr. Connell had been a resident of Newport News many years, returning here five years ago after a brief residence in Florida. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Claudia Connell; two brothers, J. J. Connell of this city and Lewis W. Connell of Birmingham, Ala.; and a sister, Mrs. C. P. Taylor of Alexandria.