BASTROP, LA - Services for Shirley Wooten Connell, 83, of Bastrop, La, formerly of Clayton, La, was held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home-Rayville with William Waller and Kerry Wooten officiating. Interment will follow in the Rayville Masonic Cemetery in Rayville, La.
Mrs. Connell was born Sept. 11, 1929 in Forest, Miss., and passed from this life on Jan. 17, 2013 in Bastrop, La.
She is preceded in death by her parents-James Hill and Essie Greer Boyter, Lorin Boyter, Helen Hill, Roland Boyter, Ruth Corley, Bob Boyter, stepsons-Robert Wooten and Terry Wooten.
She is survived by three sons-Ronnie Martin and wife Sylvia, Vidalia, La, Ralph Martin, Jr., Vidalia, La, Dale Martin and wife Tam, Rayville, La; a daughter-Liz Martin Anderson, Bastrop, La; a step daughter-Debbie Wells and husband James, Price; a brother-Roy Boyter, Shreveport, La; numerous grandchildren and greatgrandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Bobby Boyter, Shane Martin, Will Martin, Curtis Martin, Currie Connell, and Zachery Connell. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Connell and Eric Newmun.
Online registry/condolences can be made at www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com.