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UPDATE: Longtime lawmaker Jack Connell dies

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AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

Final arrangements have been made for former state representative Jack Connell.

Visitation will be held Friday at Thomas Poteet and Sons Funeral Home from 5pm to 7pm.

The funeral for Connell will be on Saturday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 2pm.

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Former longtime Georgia lawmaker Jack Connell has died.

Representatives from the Thomas Poteet Funeral Home confirm that they will be providing the arrangements for memorial services for Connell.

He served for decades in the Georgia House of Representatives, before rising to become the Speaker Pro Tem.

River Watch Parkway is dedicated to Rep. Connell.

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