Obituary: Billye Bryant McConnelle

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Billye Bryant McConnelle, 90, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011, at NHC-Lewisburg.

A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Edwin Baxter Bryant and Jennie Maude Walker Bryant. She was married to the late Oscar McConnelle who died in 2001 and the late Robert "Bob" Loyd who died in 2007.

She retired from Peoples & Union Bank with 47 years of service where she was secretary to five bank presidents. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg and the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by a nephew, Stephen Bryant of Mississippi, and a niece, Cheryl Crim of Flintville.

Funeral services for Mrs. McConnelle were held Monday, February 7, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Eason officiating, followed by burial in Lone Oak Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Bill Marsh, Eddie Wiles, Glenn Hardison, Joe Martin, Mike Spence and Marty Genesi.

Memorials are encouraged to First Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg.

You may sign Mrs. McConnelle's online registry at