Connie O’Neal


Cremation services for Connie O’Neal, 71, of Liberty City will be at a later date. Ms. O’Neal died Thursday, January 11, 2018 in Longview.

Connie was born September 25, 1946 in Kilgore to Wilma and Odis O’Neal. Connie attended Kilgore Public Schools and was a member of the Kilgore High School Class of 1965.

Connie was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her sons, Paul Franklin and his wife Stephani of Liberty City, Donnie Franklin and his fiancée Roberta of Longview, Joel “Jo Jo” Franklin and his wife Colleen of Surprise, Ariz.; a daughter, Robbie Hardy and her husband Larry of Kilgore; one brother, Robert O’Neal of Sacramento, Calif.; nine grandchildren, Tiffany Caldemeyer of Longview, Whitney Franklin of Longview, Shelley Powell of Liberty City, Tucker Franklin of Liberty City, Spencer Franklin of Liberty City, Madeline Hardy of Kilgore, Abby Franklin of Surprise, Wade Franklin of Shreveport, Bryan Hardy of Kilgore; two great-grandchildren, Tinlee Caldemeyer of Longview and Rylee Powell of Kilgore; several nieces and nephews.

Ms. O’Neal was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Rose Smith, and a brother, James O’Neal.

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