Connie Henshaw

Nov 15th, 1946 - Mar 3rd, 2018


Rose Hill Cemetery

Sat, Mar. 24th, 2018 1:30 pm


Rose Hill Cemetery

Sat, Mar. 24th, 2018 1:30 pm

Connie Henshaw

Connie Henshaw, of Marion, passed away on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at Heartland Regional Medical Center surrounded by family. She was 71 years old.

Connie was born in Estherville, Iowa on November 15, 1946. The daughter of Vivian and Arnold Fetters. She graduated in 1964 from Marion High School. Connie married Everett Henshaw Jr. on July 29, 1983. He preceded her in death on July 6, 2017.

Connie was a member of Sigma Beta Phi sorority for many years. She was a Christian and put her faith in our Lord.  Connie enjoyed holidays and spending time with her family and friends. Decorating for the holidays was her forte and her delicious dishes were always a must-have at family get-togethers. Connie worked for Williamson County Education Services for 17 years until her retirement this year. Her school children held a special place in her heart.

Connie will be missed dearly and she is survived by her Children;

Kip Mandrell and wife Eva

Nikki Meracle

Sue Frey-Strothmann and husband Gary

Joyce Cato


Alexa Maxwell

Zachary Maxwell

Jessica Mandrell

Errol Mandrell

Chelsey Meracle

Blake Meracle

Bryce Meracle

Alexandria Frey

Daniel Frey

Nicki Holmes and husband Toby

Stacy Cato


Walter Nieds IV

River and Brooks Holmes

Tobias Phinney

Sisters; Sandy Tobin and husband Ron and Arna White

Brother; Kevin Fetters and wife Leigh Ann

Sister-in-law; Mary Sue Childers

Brother-in-law; Dean Rose

Connie also leaves wonderful memories with several nieces, nephews and friends.

Connie was preceded by her husband, parents,  Brother-in-law Raymond White, Sister-in-law Priscilla Presley, Sister-in-law Betty Rose, Brother-in-laws Don Presley, Jess Childers and Grandson Jacob Vaughn Cato.

Graveside service will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 1:30 pm with Minister Carolyn Sanders officiating. Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to American Heart Association in memory of Connie. Envelopes will be accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 N. Market Street, Marion, IL 62959.



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2 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Deanna Carter

    From: Marion , Kentucky

    Date: March 10, 2018

    Connie touched many lives during her years working with special students. She was a dear coworker and friend. My thoughts and prayers are with those who mourn her passing.

  • Guest: Rich McCormick

    From: Del City, Oklahoma

    Date: March 15, 2018

    A beautiful soul, full of love and faith, ascended to heaven, away from us, but closer to God, leaving loneliness and sadness.