Connie Irene Presswood was born October 22, 1946 in Benton, TN. She went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. She was a member of Mt. View Baptist Church in Benton, TN and a certified LPN who served in Bradley and Polk counties for many years. She loved to paint, crochet and garden. She could grow anything and definitely had a green thumb.
Waiting to greet her when she got home was her husband of 49 years, Walter Presswood; grandson, David “Pooh” Wright; her daddy and mama, A.E. (Ott) and Ethelene Swafford Hamby Sr.; brother, Michael Ruben Hamby; aunt, Helen Dalton.
She is survived by daughter, Donna Harris and husband Mickey; sons, Mark Presswood and Paul Presswood; grandsons, Rusty Wright and Jacob Presswood; granddaughter, Hope Presswood; brother and his wife, A.E. (Junior) and Jeanette (Miller) Hamby; sisters, Lynne and her husband, Chris Herron and Betty Hamby; several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. Special friends; Mary Gibson, Bea Jackson, Judy Lillard and Mary Hyde.
A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 9, 2016 at Antioch Baptist Church with the Reverend Pete Morgan and Reverend Charlie Bain officiating. Interment will follow in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 - 7 p.m. Friday, January 8, 2016 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home.
Serving as pallbearers; Brad Hamby, Mike Bonnett, Richard Bonnett, Eddie Bonnett, Brandon Sprague and Caleb Harbison.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Presswood family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.