|Grace Opal Connolly, 96, of Jacksonville, Florida, formerly of Grantsville, West Virginia, passed away April 7, 2005 in Jacksonville.|
Born in Calhoun County, she was the daughter of the late William Edward Nichols and Sarah Elizabeth Whytsell Nichols. She was a homemaker and was a former member of the Richardson Methodist Church.
Surviving are two daughters, Marge Fowler of Grantsville and Eileen Fowler of Huntington; 1 son, Jack Connolly and his wife Jennifer of Jacksonville; 1 half sister, Geneve Eagle of Mt. Zion; 10 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, John Ball, her second husband, Jack Connolly; a son, Johnny Ball; 1 brother, Buford Nichols and a sister, Audrey Riggs.
Graveside services will be held Sunday, April 10 at 2 p.m. at the Mt. Zion, Cemetery, Mt. Zion. Rev. Kenneth Heiney will officiate. There will be no visitation.
Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville is in charge of arrangements.