Thomasville Times Enterprise

February 11, 2014

Doris Baggett Connell


THOMASVILLE — Funeral services for Doris Baggett Connell, 79, of Whigham, GA, are at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 13, 2014, at Trinity Primitive Baptist Church, Whigham, GA.  Elder Franklin Bryant and Elder Dwight Marshall will officiate.  Interment will be in Trinity Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.  Mrs. Connell passed away at her home on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.  Active pallbearers will be: Ronnie Connell, Ray Connell, David Connell, Wayne Connell, Lyndon Bruckerhoff, and Craig Hawkins.  Mrs. Connell was born on March 16, 1934, in Cairo, GA, to the late John Henry Baggett and Ruby Reagan Baggett.  On December 15, 1954, she married Graham Forest Connell. Mr. Connell preceded her in death on December 22, 2013.  She was a home maker and a very active member of Trinity Primitive Baptist Church.  Survivors include: sons, Donald (Marilyn) Connell of Whigham, GA, Lavon (Melanie) Connell of Whigham, GA; daughter, Faye Connell Adkins of Whigham, GA; grandchildren, Tabitha  (James) Clark of Thomasville, GA, and Brandi Adkins of Whigham, GA; brother-in-law, John Hawkins of Eufaula, AL; and a special caregiver, Joyce Harrell.  The family would like to extend a special thank you for the Hospice staff.  She was preceded in death by: her husband; her parents; brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Cecil and Sarah Connell and Cathryn Hawkins; and a son-in-law, Sim Adkins.  Memorials may be made in Mrs. Connell’s memory to: Trinity Primitive Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Donald Connell, 2006 Old 179 N., Whigham, GA, 39897, and Hospice of Southwest Georgia, 117 N. Donalson St., Bainbridge, GA, 39817.  The family will receive friends at Clark Funeral Home, Cairo, GA, on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, from 6 until 8:00 p.m.  Guests may sign the online register at — Clark Funeral Home