Connie Sue Bissey, age 70, of Herrin passed away at 11:50 pm on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Herrin Hospital.
Connie was born in Herrin on March 27, 1951, the daughter of Louis Angelo and Margaret June (Harris) Absher. She married John Robert Bissey on March 31, 1973 at the 1st Baptist Church in Energy, Illinois. He preceded her in death on October 23, 2019.
Son- Justin Bissey of Herrin, Illinois
Daughter- Sara Wenzel of Schiller Park, Illinois
Leah Bissey of Carterville, Illinois
Lila Wenzel of Schiller Park, Illinois
Justin Keith Bissey II of Granite City, Illinois
Bennett Madej of Schiller Park, Illinois
Drew Madej of Schiller Park, Illinois
Two Brothers- Frank and Tiny Absher of Fort Valley, Georgia
Michael and Dorothy Absher of Johnston City
Two Sisters- Marie and Sam Campanella of Energy
Paula and Robert “Bob” Oldani of Henderson, KY
Sister-in-law- Janet and Ron Leist of Olney, Illinois
Brother-in-law- Norman and Dena Bissey of Olney, Illinois
Several nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband- John, mother-in-law and father-in-law- Kenneth and Ada Bell Bissey, brother- Keith Absher, sister- Judy Workman, brother- Ronald Absher, sister- Jewel Hoffard, and brother- Emmett Absher.
Joint memorial services to celebrate the lives of Connie and John will be held at Rose Hill Cemetery at a later date. Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.