Dateline: November 20, 2008
died Friday, November 14, 2008, in Amarillo.
were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18, 2008, in the Robertson
Directors Chapel of Memories in Clarendon with Rev. Bryan Knowles, Retired
Baptist Minister, and Ty Jones, Pastor of the Cowboy Church and the Arena
of Life in Amarillo, officiating. Burial was held at Citizens Cemetery in
Clarendon with military honors performed by the United States Army.
Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of
was born May 7, 1945, in Chickasha, Okla. to James Robert and Elsa
Christine Capps McConnell. He married Brenda Cheryl Osburn on December 17,
1967, in Clarendon. He was a US Army Veteran having served in the Vietnam
War. He had been a resident of Clarendon most of his life. He had been a
heavy equipment operator for several companies. He was a member of the
was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Willard McConnell, and a
sister Bertha Mantooth.
include his wife, Brenda of Clarendon; a son, Clint McConnell and wife
Kathleen of Amarillo; a daughter, Delinah Mills of Amarillo; two brothers,
Harold McConnell and Harlon McConnell, both of Alex, Okla.; a sister,
Louise Harvey of Blanchard, Okla.; five grandchildren, and many other
family members and dear friends.
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