Charles Edward Connally, age 79, of Antioch, ormerly of Lawton, Okla., died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013.
A native of Carter, Okla., he was preceded in death by his parents, Henry G. Connally and Susie Berry Connally. He is also preceded in death by five brothers.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 PM at Woodfin Funeral Chapel in Smyrna. Brother Milton Hicks will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Connally is survived by his wife, Shelbie Jean Connally; daughter, Charlotte Oats and her husband James of Lawton, Okla.; Son, Monte Connally of El Reno, Okla.; stepsons, Franklin Brooks of Oregon and Spencer Brooks and his wife Angela of Smyrna; sister, Mary Jean Johnson of Amarillo, Texas; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mr. Connally was a member of LaVergne First Baptist Church and was retired from the Lawton Oklahoma Police Department. He drove on short tracks in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas and was an avid stock car racing fan.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at Woodfin Funeral Chapel in Smyrna. 615-459-3254 Online condolences can be made at www.woodfinchapel.com