Connie has served at South Tulsa since February, 1994. She earned her BA in Elementary Education at Northwestern State College in Alva. Before coming to South Tulsa, she taught school for 22 years.
Connie has been married to Dick for 48 years. Dick is a meteorologist at KOTV. They have two children. Kevin lives in Broken Arrow and has his own business Reeflife. Rachelle is married to Ashley Allinder and they live in Tulsa. Rachelle is a RN and works in surgery at St. Francis Hospital. Ashley works at the Corps of Engineers. They are the parents of Taylor who is in 4th grade and Preston is in 2nd grade at Jenks SE.
Connie trusted Christ at the age of 7 at Northwestern Baptist Assembly which is why camp is always a highlight of her summer.
“And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.” Luke 2:52
Daily, Connie is reminded of this verse and responsibility of being a part of partnering with parents and teachers in creating an environment in which the children at South Tulsa can discover how to love others and begin their spiritual journey.