Elaine Marie Connell, 71, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, in Tampa, Fla.
Elaine was born Nov. 17, 1942, in Long Beach, Calif., and has been a resident of Tampa for many years.
She was the daughter of Roy Olney Connell, along with being the daughter of Evelyn Stokes and step-daughter of Marion Stokes who resided in Fort Meade for many years.
Elaine was a retired paralegal and of the Christian faith.
She is survived by her son, Dan Connell; daughter, Amy Connell, both of Tampa, Fla.; brother, Mike Stokes, Knoxville, Tenn.; sister, Linda Powers, Fairfax, Va.; one grandchild, Joel Connell.
Visitation is 1-2 p.m., Saturday, April 26, 2014, in the Hancock Funeral Home chapel, 945 E. Broadway, Fort Meade, Fla.
Funeral service is 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jack Taylor officiating.
Interment will be in Homeland Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hancockfh.com
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade, is in charge of arrangements.