Connie W. Becknell

May 28, 1939 - August 12, 2013

Connie W. Becknell, age 74, of Garland, Texas, passed away August 12, 2013, in Garland. Connie was born May 28, 1939, in Farmersville, Texas, to Herman W. and Clara Elouise (White) Becknell. He married Shirley Vines on January 6, 1984 in Garland. Connie was a graduate of McKinney High School. He was employed with Johnson Control Battery Factory for a number of years.

He is survived by his loving wife of thirty years, Shirley of Garland, Texas; devoted step-children, Gary Vines, Becky Jackson, Tracy Walling, Mickey Vines, Toni Parker, and Leslie Toliver; his angels, Adrianna Harralson, Gabrielle Harralson, and Graci Parker; numerous other grandchildren and great-grandchildren; faithful dog, Izzadeaux; and estranged daughter, Mika Becknell.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, a sister, and a step-daughter.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 15, 2013, at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours through this difficult time.God bless and keep in mind ..HEAVEN is a glorious place to be !!!! cindy outlaw, August 16, 2013 My deepest condolences to the entire family in this time of mourning. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you all. Mika Stephens, August 14, 2013 Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Much love, Debbie and Alan Jackson, August 14, 2013 You are deeply loved and will be missed greatly!! We hate to say goodbye to "The Pap and the Paw". You may be gone from this world, but never from our hearts, not ever. WE LOVE YOU!!!!! Becky Jackson, August 13, 2013