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Connie Sue English

May 19, 1935 — May 5, 2023

Connie Sue English

Connie Sue Cooper English was born on May 19, 1935 in Grove, Oklahoma. She died May 5, 2023 in Oklahoma City after a long struggle with dementia. Connie is survived by two daughters, Susan English of Dallas, Texas, and Donna English (husband Jonathan Bolt), of Montclair, New Jersey. She is also survived by three grandchildren: Daniel Gross, Julia Gross Zenner (wife Alayna Zenner), and Lila Bolt, and by two great-granddaughters: Jovie Zenner and Inaya Vera-Bolt. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur Donald English, her sister Peggy King, and her parents, Clem and Jeannette Cooper.Connie attended Oklahoma City University before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Southern Methodist University. As the wife of a United Methodist minister, Connie lived in several places in Oklahoma, including Norman, Altus, and Antlers before moving to Oklahoma City. She later returned to OCU, where she obtained a Masters in Early Childhood Education and worked as a Montessori preschool teacher. Later Connie began working with Don in the management of the family business, Stewardship Resources. While she played many different roles throughout her life, her children and grandchildren think of her first and foremost as a great mom and grandmother.Connie spent many years working with children in church and educational settings, and even after she began her struggle with dementia, she relished being around children and the things they enjoy. She would have loved the idea that people might donate in her honor to an organization that helps children. Memorial gifts may be made to Boys and Girls Club of Oklahoma County or the children's charity of your choice. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Epworth Villa's Long Term Care unit and Assisted Living Memory Care, as well as the staff of Epworth at Home Hospice Care. Connie and her family received great love and care from all at Epworth Villa. Services: Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Brill Chapel in Epworth Villa Retirement Community, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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