Obituary of Tammy Jewel Irene Conklin

Tammy Jewel Irene Conklin, age 51, resident of Pittsburg, KS, died Monday, February 25, 2019, at her home.

She was born on September 16, 1967, in Independence, KS, the daughter of Lawrence Leon and Betty Whinery Wade. Tammy grew up in Coffeyville, KS, before moving to Pittsburg, KS, in the early ’90s. Her life was devoted to her kids and grandkids. She was a licensed foster parent for many years. Tammy loved Mexican food and cooking for family gatherings. The more people and the louder the better.

Survivors include her children, Tamara Dawn Logan, Kandi Leeann Conklin, Donald Eugene Conklin, Jr., Rusty Conklin, Laura Wallace and many more; grandchildren, Tamara and James Logan, Jr., Sara Dawn Betty Logan, Kandace Logan, James Logan, III, Alexander Logan, all of Pittsburg, KS, Donald and Lindsay Conklin, McKenzie Moors, Kendall Weatherbie, Reese Conklin, Paisley Conklin, and Kennedy Conklin, all of McPherson, KS; a brother, Rockey Wade and wife Lynette and son, Dalton, Salem, MO; and a special aunt and second mother, Barbara Wheeler.

She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Conklin and her parents.

There was cremation. Rev. Jim Sukraw will conduct memorial services at 1:00 PM Friday, March 1st, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Tammy Conklin Memorial Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

One thought on “Obituary of Tammy Jewel Irene Conklin”

  1. Rest in heavenly peace my dear sweet FB friend I’ll miss you so very much. I’ll always remember your bday since it’s just a day before mine 09-17) but a few years apart. You’re with your loved ones who went before you and I bet it was an awesome reunion although you didn’t wanna leave your earthly family behind. Rest in peace Tammy fly high you’ll be greatly missed.

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