OBITUARY

Howard L. McConnell Sr.

December 16, 1940April 21, 2013

MCCONNELL, SR., HOWARD L. age 72, of Fultondale, passed away on Sunday, April 21, 2013. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War Era and was a member of the VFW Post 10250. "Big Red" was a long time employee of Arwood Shell Station in Fultondale. He is preceded in death by his wife, Nora P. McConnell; father, Hutto McConnell; Brother, Lynn McConnell and sister, Teresa McConnell. He is survived by his mother, Anne McConnell; children, Howard L. McConnell, Jr. (Tracey) and Juanita L. Braddock (Barry); a step-son Samuel "Freddie" Jacks (Lisa); brothers, Dean, John and Joe McConnell; sisters, Reba White, Diane Moon and Carolyn Webb; grandchildren, Destini L. McConnell, Faith L. McConnell and Coleman L. Braddock. A funeral service will be held at the Graveside on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Walkers Chapel Cemetery in Fultondale. The visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5 - 8 p.m. at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 23, 2013
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, April 24, 2013
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Howard L. McConnell Sr.

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Elner Melvin

April 24, 2013

Mrs. McConnell and Carolyn,
I am sorry for your loss. I know you have lost a fine family member. I remember how much you talked about him. He is in God's hands now. God bless and hope you are doing well.

Linda Adams White

April 24, 2013

Red was such a wonderful person and long time friend. I will always remember him. My Prayers are with the Family.

April 23, 2013

"Mr.Red McConnell" will be greatly missed at Brooklere Pharmacy. He always came into the store hugging our necks and making us laugh.Heaven is that much sweeter with him there <3 Your family will be in our prayers.

Debra [Clayton] Herron

April 23, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Regina Taylor

April 23, 2013

I was so sorry to hear about Red. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Ron & Patsy Rhodes

April 23, 2013

A dear old friend! All who knew Howard was a friend.

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