Marion Ruth Brown McConnell

Friday, April 18, 2014

Marion Ruth Brown McConnell of Chattanooga, departed this life on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 18, at the East Brainerd Church of Christ, 7745 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga. Friends and family may visit two hours prior to the funeral.

On Saturday, April 19, a visitation with the family will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Church Street Church of Christ, 305 West Church Street, Lewisburg.

Marion was born Feb. 10, 1941, in Marshall County, and attended Cornersville School where she met, and later married, the love of her life. God and her family were at the center of her very existence. She exhibited an inexpressible love for her husband, children, and grandchildren. Marion's commitment to God was evident through her daily walk with Him and her passion for mission work.

Marion was preceeded in death by parents Isaac Allen Brown and Sadie N. Watt Brown and a brother, Staley Brown.

She is survived by a husband, Sherrell McConnell; daughters, Melissa McConnell of Chattanooga, Michelle Pafford of San Francisco, Calif., and Melanie Wiles of Lewisburg; six granchildren, Trey, Brennan, and Sheridan McNeil, and Aaron, Natalie, and Trenton Wiles; and a sister, Agnes Chapman of Lewisburg.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Brainerd Church of Christ Mission Fund, 7745 East Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421.

London Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.