Patricia “Patty” Connour 74 of Decatur, IL passed away at 10:50 PM on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at her daughter’s residence in rural Arcola, IL.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Monday, August 8, 2022, at GT Church, 500 S. 27th Street in Decatur, IL. Graveside funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, in the Mackville Cemetery in Atwood, IL. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Patty was born on July 15, 1948, in Decatur, IL. She was the daughter of Robert E. and Mary Belle (Eckel) Cochran. She was married to Howard Connour for several years, he preceded her in death.
She is survived by two daughters, Lashelle Plank and her husband Mike of Arcola, IL and Malora Snyder and her husband Doug of Atwood IL: 6 grandchildren, Nathaniel “Scooter” Ohnesorge, and Gracie “Lou Lou” Plank both of Arcola, IL, Annie, Maddison, Dustin, and Colton Snyder all of Atwood, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a still born brother, Danny Wayne Cochran, Howard Connour, and a special friend Bernie Jacobs.
Patty graduated from Lovington High School in 1965. She went on to become a Director of Housing for many years.
Patty was a member of GT Church in Decatur where she served as a greeter.
Patty loved spending time with family and friends. Going to GT Church. She loved her dogs, Maggie, and Lilly. She enjoyed gardening, doing crafts, making T-shirts. She especially enjoyed a chocolate marshmallow cookie from time to time and will be remembered for her passion for shoes.
Memorials may be made to a humane society of donor’s choice for dogs, GT Church, or any Multiple Sclerosis organization.