Connie Sue Dykes, 59, of Arkansas City, died Monday, June 10, 2019, at her residence. Private family memorial services will be held at a later date.  Cremation has been effected.

Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home and Crematory of Arkansas City is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at

Connie was born June 11, 1959, in Cape Charles, Va., to Milton E. and Madeline W. (White) Brimer.  She was reared and educated in Princess Anne, Md., graduating from Washington High School in 1977. She married Alan B. Dykes on July 23, 1977, in Princess Anne. The couple made their home in Maryland before moving to Arkansas City in the mid-’90s.  Connie was a homemaker, member of the Methodist Church and active in Somerset County (Maryland) 4-H as a child and again when her children were young.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Survivors include Alan, her husband of nearly 42 years, of the home; sons, Michael Dykes, Mark Dykes and wife Kayla, and Matthew Dykes and wife Stephanie; a daughter, Michelle Dykes; mother, Madeline Brimer; and five grandchildren, Ava, Journey, Alex, Felicity and Aubrey.

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