Connie Farrington

Connie Farrington, 100, of Stanton, died Friday, Aut. 10, 2012, in a Midland hospital. Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, at the Evergreen Cemetery Chapel in Stanton.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at the funeral home.Connie was born May 1, 1912, in Eastland, Texas and married Mary Alice Martin Dec. 22, 1940, in Stanton. Connie loved to read the newspaper and farm and gin cotton. He may be best known for his love of playing dominoes.Survivors include his wife, Mary Farrington of Stanton; three sons, Connie Ray Farrington and wife, Lucille, of Big Spring, Nolan Farrington and wife, Darla of Brownwood, and Roger Farrington and wife, Brenda of Midland; one sister, Fay Mathiews of Orient, Iowa; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Manley and Letha Ann (Shirley) Farrington; one son, Eddie Farrington; one sister, May Rectenbaugh; and an infant brother. Arrangements under the direction of Gilbreath Funeral Home of Stanton. Online condolences can be made at: