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Pamela Kay McConnell 74, of Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at Aperion Care Peoria Heights. She was born on February 26, 1946 in Battle Creek, MI, to Edwin Bush and Ellen Cuddigan. Ellen later married Floyd Bradshaw in 1949 and he helped raise Pamela from the age of 3. Pamela married Edward McConnell on May 25, 1968 in Peoria. He preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents.

Pamela is survived by two daughters, Christina “Tina” Williams of Peoria and Theresa (Jarett) McConnell-Hill of WA.; four sisters, Carol (Rob) Baca of Lewisville, TX, Maryellen Villareal of Peoria, Susan (Tom) Gardner of Peoria and Kathleen Becket of DeKalb, IL; five grandchildren, Eddie, Asyia, Jazmin, Kaila and Anthony.

She was a homemaker and loving military wife for over 21 years. Pamela was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Peoria.

A private graveside service will be held on Monday, August 17, 2020, at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Clary Funeral Home in Peoria. Online tributes and condolences may be left for Pamela's family at claryfunerals.com.

Posted by Sally Weiman on August 16, 2020
I am so sorry for your mother's passing. I pray she is in a better place and you have peace. I love those that are reading this. The bestest is Tina. Love and peace

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Posted by Sally Weiman on August 16, 2020
I am so sorry for your mother's passing. I pray she is in a better place and you have peace. I love those that are reading this. The bestest is Tina. Love and peace
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Shared by Theresa McConnell-Hill on August 20, 2020
My Mom was the sweetest, kindest person you will ever know. She would literally give the shirt off her back. 

I loved her smile and how sweet she was with her grand kids. 

She will be forever missed but never forgotten. 

I love you Mom, say hi to Dad for me and give him a big hug!