Connie Louise Thompson was born on Sept. 12, 1949, to Betty Louise (West) and Thomas Wayne Shelton at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Oklahoma City, being the oldest of six girls. She passed from this life on Sunday, April 1, 2018, at the age of 68.

On April 6, 1970, she met the love of her life, Tim Thompson, and 50 days later they were married.

Connie enjoyed spending time with her family, genealogy, gardening, reading and cooking.

Connie was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne and Betty Shelton and sister, Pat McMurtrey.

She is survived by her husband, Tim Thompson; son, Kenny Thompson and his wife, Andrea; daughter, Tina Hartman; grandchildren, Krickett Cantrell, Vincent Rhodes, Logan Thompson, Sean Thompson, Sydnie Hartman and Nathen McClure; great-granddaughter, Ivy McClure and another great-granddaughter on the way; sisters, Jeanie Robinson, and Robbie Scheppert and her husband, Joel; and honorary brother, Travis Roberts and his wife, Diana.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, April 6, at the Craddock Memorial Chapel with Travis Roberts officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Cross Timbers Hospice, 207 C St. N.W., Ardmore, OK 73401.

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