​Constance Bennett Shearin “Tekey”

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Constance Bennett Shearin “Tekey” passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the age of 92.

Connie was born on July 13, 1925 in Richmond, VA to her parents Viola and William Bennett. She married her beloved husband, Harry Shearin, in 1949. Throughout her career she had various administrative jobs and found her passion in interior design. She and Harry loved to travel, especially to Florida, and were passionate about the game of golf. Connie was a lifetime member of The Eastern Star and was a faithful volunteer at Henrico Doctors Hospital where she served over 3000 hours. While she had no children of her own, she loved each and every niece, nephew and cousin as if they were her own.

Connie was preceded in death by her husband, Harry; and her brother, Merrell. She is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who loved her dearly.

A funeral service will be held at 11am Saturday, October 7 at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Pkwy, Richmond, VA 23294. A private burial will take place Monday, October 9 at Riverview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Constance Shearin Estate Memorial Fund, C/O Debbie Sexton.