Mary Reba Connell

January 9, 1941 - July 19, 2020
Mary Reba Connell


On Sunday, July 19, 2020, Mary Reba Reynolds Connell, age 79 of Wilmington, surrendered her Spirit for her eternal reward with God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.

Mary was born on January 9, 1941, in Andrews, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Nathon and Hazel Reynolds. She is also preceded in death by her eldest sister Sue West, brother Billy Reynolds, and her youngest sister Sandra Hickman.

Surviving are her loving husband of 58 years, Clyde Richard Connell of Wilmington, NC; son Clyde “Ricky” Richard II; son Ronald “Ronny” David; three loving grandchildren Megan, Kristin, and Cory; and four loving great-grandchildren.

Mary was a devoted member of Winter Park Baptist Church.

Services are being planned for a later date.

The family wishes to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Liberty HomeCare and Hospice for all of the loving care we received.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099


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  • July 20, 2020
    Bobby Jean Harvey says:
    A beautiful lady with an amazing soul I was blessed to know!! Until we meet again Reba!!

  • July 20, 2020
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  • July 22, 2020
    Karen Langston Windham says:
    Richard, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Reba was such a sweet and kind lady with a beautiful smile always! Your neighbor and friend.

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