Joy Mae

Wilson Connelly

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Joy Mae Wilson Connelly

Sep 08 1922 - Sep 22 2010

Joy Mae Connelly was born September 8, 1922 at Blue Ridge, Texas to William Carrell Wilson and Ima Mae Parkins Wilson. She married Bobby Thomas Connelly on June 8, 1940 at Durant, Oklahoma. They were married for 64 ½ years. She died Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at the age of 88 at Wilson N. Jones Hospital in Sherman, Texas. Joy was a loving wife and mother. She was a retired Postal Clerk with the U.S. Postal Service. Joy was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church in Trenton. She is survived by son, James Carrell Connelly and wife Judy of Trenton; son, Kenneth Wayne Connelly and wife Dorothy of Trenton; son, David Thomas Connelly and wife Donna of Trenton; grandchildren, James Gregory Connelly, J. Bradley Connelly, Jason Grant Connelly, Kenneth Wayne Connelly, Jr., Amy Elizabeth Connelly Withrow, Candice Michelle Connelly Johnson, and David Brandon Connelly; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Louise Wilson Langford of Sherman. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bobby Connelly; and sister, Ouica Lee Wilson Walker. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 25, 2010 at First Baptist Church, Trenton, Texas. Officiating the service will be Rev. James Henry and Rev. Steve Holland. Burial will follow at Burns Cemetery in Trenton, Texas. Pallbearers will be Dean Withrow, Ken Johnson, Greg Connelly, Ken Connelly, Jason Connelly, Brad Connelly, and Brandon Connelly. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Friday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Friday, September 24, 2010 from 6-8pm at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Whitewright, Texas. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Trenton, Texas or Grayson County Home Hospice.
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