OBITUARY: Jeffrey ‘Jeff’ Paul Connelly


Jeffrey Paul “Jeff” Connelly, 49, self-employed mechanic, died Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at his residence in Santa Fe.

Born August 31, 1973, in Maury County he was the son of James Connelly and Mitsey Marlin Connelly.

An avid outdoorsman, Jeff enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working on vehicles.

In addition to his parents, James and Mitsey Connelly, survivors include his children, Chandler Connelly, Trenton Connelly, and Samantha (Ben) Connelly; sister, Cheryl Connelly; brother, Kevin (Regina) Connelly; granddaughter, Olivia Connelly; nephew and nieces, Wyatt (Kasey) Alderson, Brianna (Lukeas) Bryant, Bailey (Cody) Fitzgerald; and great nieces and nephews, Westin, Braxton, Mason, Jon Luke, Easton, Aiden, and Brantley.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 7:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Bro. J. J. King officiating. The family will visit with friends Friday from 4:00 P.M. until service time at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to assist the family at this time at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home P.O. Box 1015, Columbia, TN 38402.

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