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McConnell, Shirley Obit Photo0001Shirley J. McConnell, 78, of Tippecanoe, passed away at her home on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 after a lengthy illness. Born May 28, 1935 in Flushing, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Floyd J. and Wilma E. (Gribble) Waller.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jay Waller; and brothers- and sisters-in-law, Larry McConnell, Fred and Ila McConnell, Wayne and Margery Norris, and Robert and Virginia Schultz.

Services for Shirley, officiated by Pastor David Koch, will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2014 in the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home in Dennison. Interment will follow in Freeport’s Greenmont Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2013.

Those wishing to honor her memory by a charitable contribution are encouraged to do so to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. S.W., New Philadelphia, OH  44663.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.