October 10, 2013

Carmen A. Conklin


---- — Carmen A. Conklin

Carmen A. Conklin, 73, Logansport, passed away at 8:32 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 in her residence.

Born Oct. 29, 1939, in Converse, she was the daughter of the late Nelson and Mary Agnes (Burke) Harbert. On May 24, 1958, she married Lester Conklin, who preceded her in death July 20, 2009.

She retired from White Rodgers after 15 years of service and Coffman Enterprise.

Carmen enjoyed playing BINGO, cards, gardening, fishing, mushroom hunting, walking her dog “Baby” and spending time with the family on Sunday afternoons for dinner.

Surviving are two daughters, Robin (Lonnie) Hildebrand and Christina and Jim (Titus) Conklin, both of Logansport; one son, William (Sarah) Conklin, Logansport; one stepson, Lewis Frank Conklin, Logansport; two brothers, Wayne (Mary) Strayer, Howell; Butch (Billy Jo) Hitchens, Wardell, Mo.; three sisters, Betty Cunningham, Calif.; Marlene (Bob) Compton, Bristol, Tenn.; and Freda (Dick) Dodt, Burnettsville; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Nelson “Sunny” Harbert and Richard Lowe; one sister, Sally Talbutt; and one son, Lester Conklin Jr.

A funeral service will be at noon Saturday in the Gundrum Funeral Home with Kelly Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Davis Cemetery, Burnettsville.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society and Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital.

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