Sylvia Raye McConnell, 75, of Paragould, died Wednesday, May 22, 2001, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Tuckerman, she was the daughter of the late Will and Leona Staggs and was a lifelong resident of Greene County. She was a retired nurses aide and was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Hoyet McConnell of Paragould; a brother, Leman Koller of Beech Grove; two sisters, Judy Straus of Flint, Mich., and Georgia Koller of Paragould.
A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Friendship Cemetery near Marmaduke Howard Funeral Servicein charge.