Doris Elizabeth CONNELL

CONNELL, Doris Elizabeth, 89, of Plant City, Florida, entered into eternal rest on October 3, 2012. She is survived by her children, Robert Fritz (Sheila), Patricia Culpepper (Gary), Rebecca Darby (Tom), Blanche Fritz, Bonnie Knox (George Myers), and Barbara Chaudhry (Yahya); 2 sisters, Janie Winn (Bob) and Delores Schneider; 11 grandchildren, Shelly Flores, Cindy Barror (Lon), Amanda Lariscy ( Randy), Angelia Young, Jessica Fritz, Todd Darby, William Clay Fritz, III, Shawn Chaudhry, Zack Chaudhry (Kristin), Adam Chaudhry, and Robert Fritz, Jr.; and 11 great-grandchildren, Benjamin Garcia, Trace Barror, Will Darby, Dustin Lariscy, Dalton Lariscy, Gauge Lariscy, Koen Fritz, Jack Young, Ashlyn Barror, Cassidy Darby, and Lily Lariscy. She was preceded in death by 2 husbands, William Edward Fritz and James Douglas Cross; 2 children, Alton Fritz and William Fritz; 1 grandchild, Mitchell Joshua Ayers; 1 great-grandchild, Lane Austin Barror; and 11 siblings, Willie Mae Rotenberry, Sim Lovejoy, Elsie Hayes, Eunice Raz, Dorthan Lovejoy, Mildred Lovejoy, Billie Jo Frye, Justin Lovejoy, Charlie Lovejoy, Bobby Lovejoy, and infant boy Lovejoy. She was a member of Shades of Grace Church in Auburndale and she loved her family dearly. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 6, at Hopewell Funeral Home, 6005 CR 39 S, Plant City, where the family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 A.M. Interment to follow at Hopewell Memorial Gardens. Expressions of condolence can be made at

Published in on Oct. 6, 2012