PLANT CITY - Doris Elizabeth Connell, 89, of Plant City, Florida, entered into eternal rest on October 3, 2012, due to failure to thrive.
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 Chaud-hry (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 Josh-ua Ayers; 1 great grandchild Lane Austin Barror; and 11 siblings Willie Mae Rotenberry, Sim Lovejoy, Elsie Hayes, Eunice Raz, Dorthan Lovejoy, Mildred Love-joy, 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 on Saturday, October 6, at 11:00 A.M. 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 at www.hopewellfuneral.com