Connie Anne O’Neal, 77, of Millville, Del., passed away and went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, while surrounded by her loving family, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. She was born March 28, 1942, in Ocean View, Del., daughter of the late Willis Warren Mitchell and the late Frances Elizabeth (Murray) Mitchell.
O’Neal was a graduate of Lord Baltimore High School, in the Class of 1960, and also attended Wesley College and Delaware State University. She was an accountant and retired from work for Crowley Associates in 2006. She was a faithful member of Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church in Ocean View. She will be remembered for her wonderful personality and her beautiful smile that would light up a room.
In addition to her parents, O’Neal was preceded in death by her son James Alan Cohee Jr., and a great-granddaughter, Lauren Foxwell. She is survived by her three children, Theresa Palmer and her husband, Timmy, of Frankford, Del., Faith Foxwell and her husband, Scott, of Millville, and James Cohee and his wife, Renée, of St. Louis, Mo.; six grandchildren, Travis Layton, Tara Matthews, Eric Foxwell, Ryan Foxwell, Wesley Cohee and Mitchell Cohee; a great-granddaughter, Ryleigh Matthews; and two brothers, Kendall Mitchell and his wife, Sherry, and John Mitchell and his wife, Mary Anne, all of Millsboro, Del.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., with visitation starting at 10 a.m., on Monday, March 9, 2020, at Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church, 81 Central Avenue, Ocean View, Del. Interment will follow in the adjoining church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Mariner’s Bethel U.M.C.; 81 Central Ave.; Ocean View, DE 19970. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.