Mrs. Lieselotte Henn Connell, 89 of Sparks, Georgia passed away Friday, September 30, 2022 at Tift Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Connell was born on January 31, 1933 in Lotzbeuren Germany. She is the daughter of the late Richard Henn and Paula Christmann Henn. She loved the Lord and was a member of New Life Baptist Church. Mrs. Connell loved music and especially loved listening to the New Life Baptist Church Choir. She was a homemaker and enjoyed fishing, cooking, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, John E. Connell of 66 years of marriage; children, Heidi (Roger) McDaniel of Adel, GA, Cathy & (late Winston) Carroll of Sparks, GA, and Christine (Steve) Grigsby of Melbourne FL; grandchildren, April (Michael) Garrett of Adel, GA, Will (Chrystal) McDaniel, Audra McCallum, Christa (David) Hartzog, Katie (Will) Kelley and Olivia Grigsby; great-grandchildren, John Hutchinson, Eli, Calli, Corbin and Lily McDaniel, Brie, Dru, Gideon Hartzog, Dracy (Tim) Spence, Anna and Allie Kelley; several nieces and nephews in Germany including Connie Capito and Marcus Nees.
Mrs. Connell was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Paula Henn; siblings, Horst and Hilda Henn, Friedal and Helmut Capito, Inge and Erwin Nees, Adolf and Margot Henn, and Heinz Henn; nephews, Gunter and Heinz Henn.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 3, 2022 at New Life Baptist Church with Rev. Chad Payne and Rev. A. D. Connell officiating. Interment followed at the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Will McDaniel, Michael Garrett, Roger Brown, David Hartzog, Eli McDaniel, Tony Connell, Stephen Grigsby, and Tim Spence. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com. Purvis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.