Chestine Connell

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Chestine Connell passed away on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at the Teague Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Antioch Cemetery Chapel at Antioch Cemetery in the Luna Community. Bro. Darrel Beggs and Bro. Scott Matthews will officiate. Interment will follow the service at Antioch Cemetery. Visitation was held on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Bowers Funeral Home in Teague. She was born in the Luna Community and attended school in Teague and graduated with the Teague High School class of 1947. She married Marion Connell in June of 1949 and made their home in Teague. Mr. & Mrs. Connell shared over sixty- eight years together. She enjoyed cooking and helping her husband work on their ranch in Luna. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Teague and volunteered with the youth group for many years while her son was growing up. She is survived by her husband, Marion Connell of Teague; one son, Joe Keith Connell and wife Ann of Huntsville; two grandsons, Benn Marshall and wife Melissa of Plano, and Andy Marshall of Austin; two great-grandchildren, Kelsey and Beck; one sister-in-law, Louise Collins of Teague; one nephew, Mike Collins and wife Cathy of Waco; one niece, Kristie Carrasquillo; two great-nephews, Zach Collins and Reed Collins; one great-niece, Karina Carrasquillo; special cousins, Kerry Webb and wife Glenda, Clydell Webb and wife Carole Annn, Danny Webb and wife Nelma, Mary Lee and husband Don, Elwood Knight and wife Sandy, Albert Snell, John Snell, and Jerry Snell. Connell was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Ethel Collins; and one brother, Dulan W. Collins. Visit website to sign the memorial guestbook or to leave a message for the family.

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