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Debra Lynne Carroll McConnell

Debra Lynne Carroll McConnell, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sibling, aunt, and friend passed away peacefully at home on April 18, 2024, surrounded by her loving family. With deep sorrow and profound gratitude for her life, we announce her passing into eternal peace.
Debra was preceded in death by her father, Foriest Carroll, stepfather, Anderson Osborne, and stepson, Chris McConnell.
She leaves behind her husband, Mike McConnell; her mother, Etta Carroll Osborne; her daughters, Hannah Keith (Michael Keith), Nikki Nadelman (Brandon Nadelman), and Kati Litton (Landon Litton); stepson Brian McConnell (Jane McConnell); her precious Grandchildren, Brendon McConnell (Taylor McConnell), Jason McConnell (Jocelyn McConnell), Izaak Keith, Kaiden Keith, Aniston Litton, Jamason Nadelman, Sawyer Litton, Briggs Nadelman, and soon-to-be Noa Nadelman; her great-grandchildren, Millie and Owen McConnell; and her siblings Diane Morris (Dale Morris), Charlene Click (Everett Click), Brenda Bledsoe (Ray Bledsoe), Amy Davis (Jerry Davis), and Wayne Carroll (Gretta Carroll). She also leaves behind many beloved nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nephews and nieces!
Debra was a devoted follower of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, whose faith guided her every step of the way. Her unwavering love for her family and her steadfast devotion to her faith were the cornerstones of her life.
In Heaven now, Debra is reunited with her heavenly Father, basking in His eternal love and grace. Her memory will forever be cherished by those who knew and loved her.
May her soul rest in peace, and may her legacy of love and faith continue to inspire all who were blessed to know her and her infectious smile.
Per her wishes, only graveside services will be held. Service will begin at 2pm at Bledsoe Cemetery on April 21st, 2024.
Pastor Bill Hughes will be officiating. Family members will serve as pallbearers.
Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the McConnell family.
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