P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

Viretta Cornelia Ewell Connard
August 17, 1941 - January 27, 2022

Viretta Cornelia Ewell Connard

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Viretta Cornelia Ewell Connard, age 80 of Monticello, passed away Thursday, January 27, 2022, at her home. She was born August 17, 1941, in Wylie, TX to the late David Ray Ewell and Willard Elaine Standefer Ewell.
She was the widow of Kenneth Donald ''Donnie'' Connard, Sr., a retired seamstress from Levi's and Star City School Apparel and was a member of Cornerville Missionary Baptist Church. Mrs. Viretta loved fishing, cooking, sewing and going to rummage sales. She had the ''gift of gab'', loved talking on the phone and never met a stranger. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by brothers, James Roy Morris and George Leighton Ewell; and a sister, Marilyn Ewell Boyd.
Survivors include two daughters, Elaine Connard (Guy Campbell) and Brenda Ellingsburg (John) both of Monticello; one son, Don Connard of Monticello; a brother, Carl Ewell (Linda) of Monticello; a sister, Geraldine McLure of Lawton, OK; grandchildren, Jeremiah Hayden (Althea), Bethany Wornick (Kaleb), Billie Connard Barton (Tyler), Dakota Stanfill, Gracie Connard and Addie Connard; and great grandchildren, Asher Hayden, Audrey Hayden, Kenneth Barton and Raelynn Cornelia Wornick; along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Gtaveside services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 30, 2022, at Enon Cemetery in Rye, AR. There will be a visitation one hour preceding the graveside service. You can sign Mrs. Viretta's guestbook page at www.stephensondearman.com.

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Sunday, January 30, 2022
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Enon Cemetery at Rye
Hwy. 63
Rison, AR  71665
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Graveside Service
Sunday, January 30, 2022
at 2:00 p.m.
Enon Cemetery at Rye
Hwy. 63
Rison, AR  71665
Map & Directions

Enon Cemetery at Rye
Hwy 63
Rison, AR  71665
Map & Directions


  1. Paula Herring
    Elaine Brenda and all the Family I’m
    so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a very special person. My Thoughts and Prayers are with each one of you.
  2. Randall and Heather Baker
    Your entire family has been so special to over the years. Our thoughts and prayers go out to each of you during this time. So sorry for your loss.
  3. Marilyn williams
    Sending prayers for you all. I worked with her and Brenda at Wal-mart. She was a wonderful loving person! God bless you all!
  4. LaTonya Benson
    Elaine, Brenda, Don and Billie my deepest condolences to the Connard Family. Mrs. Viretta will be very much missed but she lives on in each and everyone you...her children and precious grandbabies. My prayers for God's sweet comfort to you all. Sending hugs and love.
  5. Polly watts
    So sorry for your loss May God give you peace
  6. Jane Nichols
    Dear Geraldine, Brenda and family we are so sorry for your loss.

    We were in the same class at Drew Central many years ago and have remained friends all these years.

    Viretta was a caring person who was friendly to everyone she met. She was also funny and a wealth of local news.
    She will be missed.
    Our love and prayers for comfort and strength at this difficult time.
    Ed and Jane Nichols
  7. Carolyn Hughes
    Brenda, Elaine, and Don. Your Mother has flown away from us, but will remain in our hearts forever. I pray GOD will give you peace and comfort . I loved your Mother and I love y’all.
  8. Donna Weeks
    Geraldine, I’m sorry for the loss of your precious sister. You are in my thoughts sweetie. My prayers for peace and comfort for you and all her family. We love you .
  9. Kathy Berry
    Brenda and Connard Family
    We are so sorry for your loss of Viretta. I always counted her as one of my good friends in high school at D.C.H. S.
    Love and prayers to each of the family.
    James and Kathy Berry
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