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Eunice Pearl Carpenter Jones McConnell

Eunice Pearl Carpenter Jones McConnell, 86, widow of the late Harry Bruce Jones and the late Raymond McConnell, died Saturday April 4, 2020 at the Pioneer Trace Nursing Home, Flemingsburg, KY.

A native of Step Stone, KY, she was the daughter of the late Oliver and Emma Lee Johnson Carpenter.  She was a retired school nurse for the Paris Independent School system, former member of Central Baptist Church, Paris, KY and a member of the First Church of God, Paris, KY.

She is survived by two children, Bruce (Cathy) Jones and Vickie (Fred) Rose; one grandson, Marty Jones; three sisters, Marie Jones, Phyllis Grant and Sue (Lee) Shreve and a special friend, Debbie.

The family has elected to hold a private service at Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home and a private burial at the Paris Cemetery for immediate family only in remembrance of Eunice McConnell.  Out of respect for the Governor’s request for no large gatherings, we want to do our part to respect all people of Kentucky as well as pay tribute to the beloved Mrs. McConnell.

Pallbearers will be Bruce Jones, Marty Jones, Mike Jones, Fred Rose and Jamie Kerby.

Honorary pallbearers will be Raymond Johnson, Ronnie Johnson, Charles Johnson, Bill Johnson, Matthew Johnson, Lee Shreve, The Usual Suspects Band and a posthumous honorary pallbearer, Charlie Humphries

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 6100 Dutchmans Lane, Ste. 401, Louisville, KY 40205.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.

The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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