July 25, 2024
10 a.m.



Miss Frances “Frannie” Elaine Connelly, 71 of Morganton, NC, passed away peacefully Saturday June 22nd, 2024.

Born on March 27th, 1953 to Lydia Frances Connelly, Frances enjoyed a happy and full filled life. She was well known for her charismatic character, unique styles and loving heart. Frances loved to spend time shopping for clothes, jewelry, shoes, eating out and making new friends. She had a kind and caring heart and was the mother hen to many.

Frances will be dearly missed by her surviving Aunt Ellen D. Conley, her Skill Creations Burke ICF Family and housemates, and numerous cousins and friends.

The memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 25, 2024 in the Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home.

Farewell our friend. We were beyond lucky to have you in our lives. You will remain forever in our hearts. Until we meet again, help us keep our minds full of happiness, love, compassion and precious memories.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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Awe Franny was so awesome!!! She will be missed but I know she’s flying high in heaven ❤️

—Kelly West

Loved your Beautiful smile Frannie. You will be missed.

—Debbie Hensley
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Sweet Frannie, the life of the party. The shoe & hair Diva! My greatest moments thru out the years def include you. You were one of a kind! You will be forever missed & loved by so many! Till we meet again sweet girl! Go give Riley a big ole hug for me !

—Pam Coleman
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Memories of the past 9 years with you will be etched in my heart, you were the Diva. RIH

—Arnetta Caldwell
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—It’s been an honor to give you care til the end ♥️
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Frannie You know how much I love you. You will forever be MyGirl. I will cherish all the fun moments we had together. You truly was family to me. Some of the most happiest times of my Life include you. It made me feel some kind of special knowing you loved me. Thank you for all the wonderful memories I will cherish them Forever and Always. Your name will forever be alongside Johnny's Cierras,Zaileys, Cades and Jaxs etched on my Heart forever. You take good care of Johnny for me see you when I get there. Love you My Girl.

—Amy Garcia
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We will miss Elaine. Growing up we used to have fun playing with Elaine. We all lost touch as we got older. She will be missed. rest in peace my friend. Marsha Harbison family.