Idanell "Nellie" Brill Connally (February 24, 1919 – September 1, 2006) was the First Lady of Texas from 1963 to 1969. She was the wife of John Connally, who served as Governor of Texas and later as Secretary of the Treasury. She and her husband were passengers in the Presidential limousine carrying President John F.
Sep 2, 2006 ... Nellie Connally, the widow of former Texas Gov. John Connally, has died at 87. She had been the last survivor among the people who were passengers in President John F. Kennedy's limousine when he was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963.
Every November, as she has done for almost forty years, Nellie Connally readies herself for the reporters' calls. She has her hair done in preparation for the cameras, and she buys flowers—yellow roses, typically—to freshen her home, a sun-washed two-bedroom condominium on the twelfth floor of a luxury high-rise, the ...
The First Lady of Texas, Nellie Connally, spoke about events surrounding the JFK assassination that were not seen by the eyes of cameras.
Oct 31, 2003 ... In a luxury apartment tower rearing over the city's toniest shopping district, Nellie Connally pauses, her rush of words suddenly stilled. ''It's hard to explain,'' she continues after a moment. ''You can't believe the horror of being in that car.'' ''I can 't believe it's been 40 years,'' she says, ''nor can I believe that I'm ...
Jan 2, 1998 ... Mrs. Connally tells the story of being in the car when President Kennedy was assassinated.