Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

June 12, 2013

Cynthia Ann O’Connell

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Mrs. Cynthia Ann O’Connell, age 89, of Corsicana passed away peacefully Friday, May 31, 2013 at Navarro Regional Hospital. She was born Jan. 3, 1924 to Fredrick and Robert Taylor in Corsicana.

Cynthia blessed the people that knew her with her wonderful sense of humor and her giving spirit. She was a life-long member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and was involved in various community service activities.

She was preceded in death by her sons; Robert Edward Graham and George Frederick Graham.

Cynthia is survived by her daughters; Elizabeth Graham Chatterjee and husband, Kal of Dallas and Rebecca Graham Lawless of Corsicana. Her grandchildren are Rebecca McClary and husband, Cary of Dallas, Lacy Patterson Smyth and husband, Brady of Pearland, John Sparks and wife, Paula of Knoxville, Tenn., Erika Jolley and husband, Leo of Tucson, Ariz., Joe Sparks of South Pines, N.C., and Christopher Landrum and wife Cheryl of Whitney. Cynthia also had eight great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Oakwood Cemetery.

An online guest book is available at by selecting the Cynthia Ann Taylor O’Connell obituary.