Loyd McConnell, 94, a resident of Knightstown, passed away peacefully Friday morning, February 15, 2013. She was born on May 23, 1918 in Rush County, IN to William and Beulah (Metsker) Glendenning. She married Jesse Thomas McConnell on September 1, 1945.
She was a member of the Knightstown United Methodist Church. She will be greatly missed by her daughter, Susan (Gerald) Leonard of Knightstown, a brother, George (Mary Kay) Glendenning of Shelbyville, a sister Jenny Lou Leisure of Carthage, 2 grandchildren, Michelle and Aaron Leonard, of Knightstown and a great granddaughter, Lauren Congdon of Knightstown.
In addition to her parents, William and Beulah, Loyd was preceded in death by her husband Tom, and a grandchild, Christopher Wayne Leonard.
Services will be held for Loyd at noon 12 p.m. on Monday, February 18, 2013 at Heritage Funeral Care in Knightstown with Pastor Curt Hunt presiding. Friends are welcome to visit at the funeral home from 10AM until time of service. Burial will be at Glen Cove Cemetery in Knightstown. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Knightstown United Methodist Church.