Connie Marie (McKenzie) Clinkenbeard

Born: Thu., Jan. 28, 1943
Died: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018


5:00 PM Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
Location: Carlisle Christian Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Feb. 12, 2018
Location: Carlisle Christian Church

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Connie Marie McKenzie Clinkenbeard, 75, passed away Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Baptist Health-Lexington.

Born January 28, 1943 in Nicholas County to the late Ray Burns & Virginia Mae Morris McKenzie, she was a longtime housekeeper and member of the Rose Hill United Methodist Church. Connie loved animals and had a menagerie of dogs, cats, bunnies and birds over the years. Her greatest joy came from spending time with family, especially her, Zoey Mac.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Jacqueline (Doug) Garrett, of Carlisle, and Connitha Tyrer (Terisa Blanchette), of Alvin, Texas; a brother, Edward Wayne McKenzie, of Carlisle; a grandson, Blake Barton Tyrer; 2 great-granddaughters, Zoey McKenzie Jenkins and Kailee Fern Evans; special friends, George & Brenda Archbold, Wilma & Danny Cleaver, Elaine Hardwick, Kathy Hilander, Donna Gail Mattox, Mary McKinley, Linda Ratliff, Becky Sams and Cecil & Gladys Shrout; and several special nieces and a special nephew.

Also preceding her in death were a special granddaughter, Ashton Ray Markland, and a sister-in-law, JoAnn McKenzie.

Services will be 11:00 A.M. Monday, February 12, 2018 at the Carlisle Christian Church by Rev. Steve Smith and Rev. Dean Brewer. Burial will follow in the Carlisle Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M. Sunday at the church.

Charitable donations may be made in Connie's memory to the following organization:

Nicholas County Animal Welfare Society
P.O. Box 184, Carlisle, KY 40311
Tel: 859-473-2714

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Mary Bowling and Frank McKinley
   Posted Thu February 08, 2018
Dear precious girls,
I am so sorry about your Mom-- we all will cherish our memories with Connie and will always remember the Christmas Tea 2017---
God Bless you Both --
Mary Bowling McKinley

Jackie & Cindy Watkins
   Posted Fri February 09, 2018
Jacquelyn, Connitha and families

So sorry to hear about the passing of Connie.
She sure LOVED her animals.
Prayers and thoughts sent to each of you during this difficult time of sorrow.
May Connie Rest in Peace...

Melicent Clinkenbeard
   Posted Fri February 09, 2018

We are so very sorry for the loss of your mother. May you have the peace that passes all understanding in the coming days. Hold on to all of your memories .... they last a lifetime.


Melicent Clinkenbeard
Alicia Graham

Edie Reynolds
   Posted Tue February 13, 2018
Many memories. Many stories. She was a fiercely independent and strong woman. May her memory be eternal. My condolences to all.

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