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Connie Pettyjohn

December 15, 1955 — June 9, 2023




Connie Jo Pettyjohn, age 67 longtime resident of Emma, IL passed away June 9, 2023 surrounded by family in Mount Vernon, Indiana. Connie was on December 15, 1955 to the late Cylde and Clarella (Shoppell) Sanders. On February 22, 1975 she married the love of her life Richard A. Pettyjohn.

Connie spent many years working as a medical biller for Carmi Hospital and later became the manager of billing for Harrisburg Hospital. Through the years Connie and Richard loved to sit outside and watch the birds and enjoy the spring breeze. She had such a kind love for everyone she met. Connie was always willing to go the extra mile to help someone in need. The love Connie had for her grandchildren, will be one that is treasured for years to come. They had a special place in her heart. Connie looked forward to her Target Adventures with the kids along with the weekend stay in Evansville once a month.

You couldn’t beat Connie’s baking. Connie owned her own restaurant where she showed her love for cooking and baking. She was known for her world-famous Coconut Crème Pie.

Connie is survived by one son Rick Pettyjohn (Carla), daughter Stefanie (Aaron) Mayo. 4 grandchildren Braxton Pettyjohn, Dakota Mayo, Malyiah Mayo, and Logan Mayo, 1 great grandchild Sawyer Buttry. One sister Anita Sanders Mitchell. Along with several nieces and nephews.

Connie is preceded in death by her late parents. Two sisters Linda Sanders and Gene Angleton. Along with one granddaughter Alyiah Mayo.

Graveside service for Connie Pettyjohn will by Wednesday June 14, 2023 at Big Prairie Cemetery in Epworth, IL at 10:00 AM.

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