August 17, 1930 - July 25, 2014
Sally Wadene Connell Deckard was born on August 17, 1930 to the late Wade P. and Gladys S. Connell of Boulder, Colorado. She passed away at her home on July 25, 2014 at the age of 83 years, 11 months and 8 days. Sally loved to travel and play bunko, but was truly an artist at heart. She enjoyed creating all kinds of art from oil paintings and water colors to sketches and sculptures. She was a member of Churchill Way Presbyterian Church. Sally was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Colleen Miller.
She is survived by her loving husband of over 63 years, Jerry E. Deckard of Dallas; sons, Harry W. Deckard of Austin, Texas and Larry A. Deckard and his wife, Carol of Edwards, Colorado; daughter, Karen D. Simpson of Carrollton, Texas; 6 grandsons, Jonathan Simpson and wife, Kate, Kevin Deckard, Ryan Simpson, Jeffrey Deckard, Bradley Simpson, and Cole Simpson; one great grandson, Hunter Simpson; She is also survived by her nieces, Sally Webb, Susan Smith, and Wendy Miller.
The family will receive friends during visitation from 7:00 to 9:00 P.M., on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at ARIA Memorial Chapel. She will be laid to rest at 12:30 P.M. on Wednesday, July 30 at Dallas Ft Worth National Cemetery in Dallas.
Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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