Leona Byrlene (Scrivner) Connell

January 7, 1928 ~ January 3, 2020 (age 91)


Leona Connell, 91, formerly of Eldon, Missouri passed away Friday, January 3, 2020 in McDonough, Georgia.  She was born January 7, 1928 in Moniteau County, Missouri the daughter of the late Ernest and Lela (Opie) Scrivner.  On August 10, 1946 in Eldon, Missouri she was united in marriage to Johnnie Connell who preceded her in death on July 24, 2004.

Survivors include,

Daughter, Linda Tuttle (Ken) of Eldon, MO

Grandchildren, Darla Coffman (Kellis) of McDonough, GA; Holly Lee (Michael) of Eldon, MO; Ashley Hanks (Matt) of Eldon, MO; Beron Tuttle (Maria Norris) of Eldon, MO; Amy Sapp of Camdenton, MO; Kim Duff (Dan) of Rogersville, MO; Dustin Dalton of Springfield, MO

Great Grandchildren, Kyle Coffman (Jennifer); Collen Coffman; Katie Coffman; Keaton Coffman; Rachel Hanks; Eric Hanks; Ethan Hanks; Sarah Hanks; Macey Lee; Mabry Lee

Four Sisters in law and several Nieces & Nephews

A son, Leonard Connell, eight brothers, Jewel Scrivner; James Scrivner; Howard Scrivner; Harold Scrivner; Junior Scrivner; Forrest Scrivner; Larry Scrivner; Gary Scrivner, a sister, Janie “Pauline” Geiger, grandson, Brice Tuttle and granddaughter, Dana Tuttle preceded her in death.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 9, 2020 from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.  Funeral Service will be Friday, January 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Ninth Street Christian Church of Eldon, MO with Minister Chris Reynolds officiating.  Burial will follow at Greenmore Memorial Gardens in Barnett, MO.  Memorials in her name are suggested to Ninth Street Christian Church.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.         

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leona Byrlene (Scrivner) Connell, please visit our floral store.


January 9, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

Funeral Service
January 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Ninth Street Christian Church

Eldon, MO 65026

© 2020 Phillips Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy