ODESSA Thomas Martin Conn, age 74, of Odessa, TX, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Odessa Regional Medical Center in Odessa.|
Funeral Services will be at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Sunset Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Renee Phillips of River of Hope Christian Fellowship officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Thomas was born in Hatfield, Arkansas, on June 25, 1940, to Jefferson and Eulema Conn.
He went to school in Monahans, TX. He married Melba Jo Berry on May 30, 1970, in Odessa. He worked as an oilfield driller for Abstar Drilling and other companies for over forty years. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and served in the Army. He was awarded the Vietnam Campaign medal, good conduct medal, National Defense service medal, Vietnam service medal and a Sharp Shooter (rifle M-14) medal. Thomas was an active member with the Baptist Church.
Thomas is preceded in death by his parents, Jefferson and Eulema Conn, sisters, Laura Sprouse and Lenora Morgan, and his son, Timothy Conn.
Thomas is survived by his wife, Melba Jo Conn, their children and spouses, Jimmy and Alice Lee Coffman, Tommy Dale and Jaime Conn, Tina Moody, Joe Conn, Robin Rosales, Teresa and Rob Baker, and brother, Don Conn.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.
To send condolences please visit our website at www.sunsetodessa.com.
Published in Odessa American on July 22, 2014