Joan Morgan Connell

Joan Morgan Connell, 81, of Addison, entered into rest on Friday, September 25, 2020 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Connell was born September 4, 1939 in Addison.  Joan instilled in her children values and hard work, and encouraged them to treat all people the same regardless of color or social status.    

Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 27, 2020 from 12-2 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Addison, where her funeral will begin at 2 p.m.  Joan’s sons Jimmy Dewayne Pratt and Mackey Watts will officiate.  Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Addison.

Joan is survived by her sons, Jimmy Dewayne Pratt and his wife, Sherry; Ronald Dean “Dinky” Pratt and his wife, Sherry, Clynoid Pratt, Darryl Pratt and Mackey Watts and his wife, Candy; daughters, Tammy Moore and June Bentley; 18 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; several cherished stepchildren and step-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Bertha Morgan; brother, Max (Ruby) Morgan; sister, Pauline (O.D.) McCurley and an infant granddaughter, Amanda Pratt.


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