Connie Lanett Beggs, 71, of Tecumseh, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2019 in Oklahoma City.
She was born July 22, 1948 to Troy and Hazel (Cogburn) Cope in Coalgate, Oklahoma.
Connie was raised in Coalgate, Oklahoma and Eugene, Oregon. She attended Coalgate Public Schools and graduated from High School in Eugene, Oregon. Connie lived a short time in Washington and has been a Shawnee/Tecumseh resident most of her adult life.
She worked in retail sales during her career and in the billing department at Mission Hill Hospital and Shawnee Medical Center for many years. She owned and operated “The Right Look” in Shawnee.
Connie loved gardening, canning, sewing, crafts, shopping for bargains and was usually successful in her bargain hunting. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Norman Beggs; son, Chrisopher Lynn Beggs and her parents, Troy and Hazel Cope.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Michael Claibourn of Garland, TX; 3 sons and 3 daughters-in-law, Robert and Roxie Beggs of Shawnee, OK, Shaun and Kari Beggs of Eufaula, OK and Brian and Addy Beggs of Oklahoma City, OK; 15 grandchildren, Joshua Claibourn, Christopher Claibourn, Sarah Claibourn, Brenden Beggs, Devon Smith, Tristan Etchison, Mary Claibourn, Ashton Beggs, Abigail Claibourn, Connor Beggs, Hannah Claibourn, Audrey Etchison, Daniel Claibourn, C.K. Beggs and Baker Beggs; 1 brother and 1 sister-in-law, Keith and Donna Cope; and other extended family and friends.
Visitation will be from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 19, 2019 and continue through service time. Family gathering to greet friends and family will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Cooper Funeral Home. Service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 20, 2019 at New Hope Baptist Church with Brother Bobby Roe officiating. Burial will follow at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.