Connie Marie Myers of rural Hartford, died on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at Newman Regional Health in Emporia. She was 73.
Connie was born on January 1, 1947, in Levelland, the daughter of Raymond and Edna Marie Birdsong Dennis.
She married Mark H. Myers on October 20, 2001, in Levelland, who survives her.
Surviving family members include: husband, Mark, of rural Hartford; father, Raymond and step-mother, Nell Comer Dennis of Levelland; son, Brian (Shannon) Turrentine of Horseshoe Bay; step-son, Shane Carl (Helen) Myers of Levelland; step-daughter, Shawn Renee (Jamie) Summers of Hays, Kansas; grandchildren: Chase, Conner and Jaden Turrentine, Colt, Brock and Madison Myers and Trent Summers; brothers: Ray (Lynda deceased Aug. 2019) Dennis of Levelland and Darrel (Becky) Dennis of Nampa, Idaho; and sisters: Melva (Dr. Don) Fincher of Sherman and Gwen (Robert) Austin of Garland.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Edna Marie Dennis.
Connie was a junior high special education teacher in Levelland and Lubbock for 37 years before retiring in 2004.
She was a member of the Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church in Emporia and before moving to Kansas, they were members of First United Methodist in Levelland.
Connie loved her family, especially her grandkids and her furry family.
Her desire to reach out and help women was a call God laid on her heart and she responded joyfully.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, August 17, at the Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church of Emporia.
The family will receive friends at 10 a.m. an hour before the service at the church. The casket will remain closed.
Burial will take place in the Chicago Mound Cemetery southeast of Emporia.
The family request no flowers with memorial contributions to be made to: the Twelfth Avenue Baptist Church or Pro-life or animal rescue organizations, to be sent in care of: Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, P.O. Box 175, Emporia, Kansas, 66801.
Online condolences can be made at www.robertsblue.com