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Pamela McConnell

June 28, 1956 — November 7, 2019

Pamela McConnell, 63 of Taylorville passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 8:09 a.m. at her home in Taylorville, IL. She was born on June 28, 1956 in Taylorville, IL the daughter of Mick and Pat (Sparling) Emmerling. She married Lyndon McConnell on July 7, 2007 in Taylorville, IL and he preceded her in death on November 11, 2012. Pam worked as the Principal at South Elementary School in Taylorville. She was a member of the Taylorville Moose Lodge #1416, Alpha PHI and the National Education Association. Pam loved her kids and grandkids and was passionate about her career as an educator. In her free time, she loved spending time with her friends and traveling.

She is survived by her Sons: Tyler (Katie) Payne of Sherman, IL; Cory Payne (Mattti Jordan) of Taylorville, IL; Brady McConnell of Taylorville, IL; Daughters: Megan Hunsley (Chad Pfieffer) of Taylorville, IL; Brittni (Jeremy) Gordon of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Emma, Ava and Lilah Payne; Chase, Curt and Chloe Hunsley; Noah and Haylee Bliler; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and sister: Barbie Emmerling.

Visitation will be held on Monday, November 11, 2019 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery in rural Sharpsburg, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Taylorville School District # 3 512 W. Spresser St. Taylorville, IL 62568 or Christian County Animal Control 300 S. Baughman Rd. Taylorville, IL 62568.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Monday, November 11, 2019

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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