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James “Jim” Edward Conklin, Jr.

September 6, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, November 29, 1935
Died: 
Thursday, September 1, 2011
Funeral: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 11:30
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.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

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

  • AHS at Denton Guyer;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

  • AHS at Colleyville Heritage;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 9

  • AHS Varsity vs. Everman at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Burleson Kerr MS, Scrimmage;
    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.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr MS at Aledo MS, Scrimmage;
    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.

  • AHS at Richland;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

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