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James “Jim” Edward Conklin, Jr.

September 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, November 29, 1935
Died: 
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Services: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 11:30am
Location: 
DFW National Cemetery with Cris Powell officiating
Other Arrangements: 
Visitation: 2-4 PM, Sunday, September 4, 2011 in the Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel.
Memorials may be made to: 
Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund 1900 FM 51 North, Weatherford, Texas 76085.
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

James “Jim” Edward Conklin, Jr.

He was born November 29, 1935 in Cornwall, New York to Mary I. and James Edward Conklin, Sr.

Jim joined the armed forces as a young man. He earned many Commendations throughout his career including a Vietnam Service Medal with one Silver Star and two Bronze Service Stars. He retired in the mid 1970’s after more than 22 years of service.

Jim, known as Pop by his grandchildren, was in the “Senior Circle” and enjoyed playing bingo at the Senior Center in Weatherford. Most recently, he attended church at Calvary Baptist. Jim is preceded in death by his parents and in 2002 his brother William Everett Conklin.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Barbara Conklin; daughter, Terry Kenaley; grandchildren, Josh and Erin Kenaley; great grandson, Joseph Arevalo; brother-in-law, Leroy Ray and wife Mary Lou; sisters-in-law, Vevelean Devrow and husband Tommy all of Weatherford, Evelyn Keele and husband Harlin and Valerie Meador and husband Jeff of Weatherford and his dear sweet four legged companion Lillie Belle.

Sports Calendar

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 14

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Texas Girls Classic, Texarkana Country Club through Nov. 15

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