Services set for Reba Connelly

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—Funeral services for Reba Gene Burrow Connelly, 91, of Fayetteville, Arkansas (formerly Poteau) are Monday at 1 p.m. at Evans Chapel of Memories in Poteau with Bro. James Hays officiating.

Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.

She died Aug. 8, 2019, and was born Dec. 11, 1927, in Hill Town to John Leamon and Mary Esta (Chaney) Burrow. 

Surviving family members include her children Debbie Allison of Conway, Arkansas, Donna Blackwood and husband Mel of Fayetteville, Ed Connelly and wife Cissy of Greenville, North Carolina, and Kim North and husband Mike of Searcy, Arkansas; eight grandchildren and spouses; six great grandchildren; sister, Leta Burrow Underwood of Fort Smith; and brother, Milburn Burrow, of Enid.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James William Connelly; her parents; five brothers; her son in law, Walter Allison; and grandson, Kyle Allison.

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