Elaine F. McConnell was born on January 13, 1924 in Campbell, Missouri to the James Herman Anders & Grace Elizabeth Grimes Anders. She departed this life on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Golden Living Center in Malden at the age of 90 years 5 month and 29 days. Elaine F. McConnell was an elementary school teacher at the Risco School for several years and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Risco. She was united in marriage to Warren C. McConnell on January 24, 1947 in Dexter, MO. He preceded her in death on September 12, 1990.
Her survivors include: 2 Daughters: Celeste Bristow & husband, Bobby of Malden and Tracy Metcalf & husband, Freeman of Oxford, N.C.Grandchildren: Stephanie Bristow of Malden, Megan Campbell & husband, Brian of Malden, Courtney Bristow of Malden, Keely Metcalf of Oxford, N.C. and Kyle Metcalf & wife, Felisa of Raleigh, N.C.3 Great-grandchildren: Lexi Campbell of Malden, Ethan Campbell of Malden and Quinn Metcalf of Raleigh, N.C.Sister: Laviece Tribble of Bethlehem, PA. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brothers: James Anders, Jr., Geln Dale Anders & Don Anders and sisters: Avanelle Conner and Ramona Anders.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 14, 2014 from 6-8 at the Landess Funeral Home in Malden. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at the Landess Funeral Chapel in Malden with Reverend Stewart Clark officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery in Clarkton, Missouri.