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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Obituary - Ann Connors-McWilliams

Ann Connors-McWilliams, age 83, of Osceola, Missouri passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton, Missouri. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM at Vansant-Mills Chapel in Clinton on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. 

Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM prior to the service. Followed by a graveside service with burial will be at 3:00PM at the Waverly Cemetery, Waverly, Missouri. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. Luke's Hospital on Plaza and can be left in care of the funeral home.

Ann (Larkin) Connors-McWilliams was born on March 25, 1938 to John (Tiny) Larkin and Alice (Sowers) Larkin.

Ann joined the USAF in 1955 where she met and fell in love with Earl R Connors (now deceased) and married. Ann chose to leave the Air force to complete a family with Earl in 1957.

Ann was the first female Police officer in Lee's Summit, Missouri serving on the LS Police department reserves. (LATE 70'S). Ann worked for 30 years as a Loss Prevention officers for Wards and Ventures before retiring in the late 80's.

In the early '90's Ann choose to move from Lee's Summit to Osceola for her retirement. There she found many new friends and fell in love with the community. She enjoyed her Hummingbirds, her large ponds and all the deer that came to visit her pond.

As a country girl she loved fishing, boating and hunting. But Ann spent most of her days, cooking for anyone and everyone!

She traveled as often as she could with friends and family. Cruising brought her the greatest joy.

Proceeded in Death: parents, her siblings; Patricia Horton of Lees Summit, Missouri, Michael Larkin of Lexington, Missouri, Tere Larkin of Liberty, Missouri, son; Jon R Connors of Lowery, Missouri, Husband: James McWilliams

Survivors include her children; Glenn A Connors, Jennifer Connors-Kershaw & husband David, Michael S Connors, Clint P Connors and stepsons, Jim McWilliams, Ed & wife Anita, her brother Tim Larkin of Atlanta Georgia, 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.

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