A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg, Virginia for Helen Cole Strickler McConnell. Helen passed away December 17th, 2014, surrounded by her family. A reception will follow the service.
Helen Cole Strickler McConnell was born April 14, 1924, in Macon, Georgia, the daughter of the Reverend Doctor Luther Warren Strickler and Ina Lee Frye Strickler. Raised in Norfolk, Virginia, she graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1946 with a degree in English and studied for a masters degree in library science in Norfolk.
She is survived by her brother, Warren Strickler of Harrisonburg; her children: Suzanne Baggett and her husband Joseph, of Herndon, Bringier McConnell and his wife, Sally, of Williamsburg, Sarah McConnell and her husband, Bob Gibson, of Charlottesville, and Logan McConnell and his wife Sima Simms, of Alexandria; seven grandchildren: Merritt Baggett, Graham Baggett, Helen Gibson Mikac, Logan Gibson, Stella Gibson, Cole McConnell and Adele McConnell; and her great grandchildren, Jude Baggett, Hope Baggett and Ella Mikac.
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church - Directions
201 West Duke of Gloucester Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185