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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

Friday, September 19

  • AHS Varsity Boys Black at Bart Granger Memorial, Pecan Valley GC through Sept. 20

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. CHANT - Christian Homeschool Athletes of North Texas at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Harvest Christian Academy at Aledo Middle School, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 20

  • Aledo Middle School, A Team Tournament at Weatherford Hall, times TBD

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Keller Central 9th grade Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Marcus II Invitational, Westlake Park in Hickory Creek, Texas 75065, 7:30 a.m.

Monday, September 22

  • Week of Sept. 22, Aledo Middle School at Burleson Hughes

Tuesday, September 23

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

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton 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.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton 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.

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

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

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