Connie Ann Wyant – Benton, Illinois

Mrs. Connie Ann Wyant, age 75, of Benton; passed away at 12:11 p.m. Thursday, January 6, 2022, at the Herrin Hospital.

Connie’s wishes were to be cremated. A Celebration of Life Service will be held in May.
The Leffler Funeral Home of Benton is in charge of the arrangements.

She was born on May 27, 1946, in Benton, IL, the daughter of Alice Elizabeth Vandover.

She was a retired EMT. Connie enjoyed fishing, camping, playing BINGO, and spending time with her family.

Surviving is her three children: Robin Mitchell and husband Mark of Sesser, IL, Terry Wyant, Jr. and wife Kim of Benton, IL, Daniel Wyant and wife Angel of Kentucky; eight grandchildren: Kaitlin Mitchell, Joshua Rathbun, Aaron Wyant, Blake Wyant, Devin Wyant, Taylar Sparks, Caroline Reilly, and Adrianna Simelton; three great-grandchildren: Kennedy Wyant, Evie Wyant, Lilyann Wyant; two sisters: Laverne Dillon of Benton, IL, Carol Easley of Benton, IL; a brother David Dillon; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother; a grandson Skylar Rathbun; and a brother Dennis Dillon.

Memorial contributions In Memory of Connie Wyant, may be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association; and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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Cremation arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

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