Funeral for Jack Connell

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The funeral for Jack Connell was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Connell, an Augusta native who served more than 30 years in the Georgia Legislature, died Wednesday at the age of 93. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The funeral for Jack Connell was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Connell, an Augusta native who served more than 30 years in the Georgia Legislature, died Wednesday at the age of 93. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The funeral for Jack Connell was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Connell, an Augusta native who served more than 30 years in the Georgia Legislature, died Wednesday at the age of 93. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Members of the Georgia State Patrol honor guard carry Jack Connell's flag-draped casket out of St. Paul's Church as the late state representative's family, including his wife of 42 years, Nanette (right), line the sidewalk. Connell died Wednesday at 93.
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The funeral for Jack Connell was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Connell, an Augusta native who served more than 30 years in the Georgia Legislature, died Wednesday at the age of 93. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Members of the Georgia State Patrol honor guard carry Jack Connell's casket to the graveside at Summerville Cemetery on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Members of the Georgia State Patrol honor guard served as pall bearers for Jack Connell, whose service was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church in Augusta on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Members of the Georgia State Patrol honor guard carry Jack Connell's casket to the graveside at Summerville Cemetery on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Members of the Georgia State Patrol honor guard carry Jack Connell's casket out of St. Paul's Church, as his wife, Nanette, walks behind them after Saturday's service. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Lauren "Bubba" McDonald, Jr., sings The Lord's Prayer during the funeral service for Jack Connell that was held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Augusta on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Former State Rep. Terry Coleman (left) and State Rep. Calvin Smyre (not pictured) spoke during the funeral service for Jack Connell that was held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Augusta on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Rev. George D. Muir delivers the blessing during the funeral service for Jack Connell that was held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Augusta on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The funeral for Jack Connell was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Connell, an Augusta native who served more than 30 years in the Georgia Legislature, died Wednesday at the age of 93. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The funeral for Jack Connell was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Connell, an Augusta native who served more than 30 years in the Georgia Legislature, died Wednesday at the age of 93. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The funeral for Jack Connell was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Connell, an Augusta native who served more than 30 years in the Georgia Legislature, died Wednesday at the age of 93. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The funeral for Jack Connell was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Connell, an Augusta native who served more than 30 years in the Georgia Legislature, died Wednesday at the age of 93. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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The funeral for Jack Connell was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Connell, an Augusta native who served more than 30 years in the Georgia Legislature, died Wednesday at the age of 93. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF

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The funeral for Jack Connell was held Saturday at St. Paul's Church. Connell, an Augusta native who served more than 30 years in the Georgia Legislature, died Wednesday at the age of 93. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVAN/STAFF. Read the full story here.

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