January 18, 1957 ~ July 19, 2020
Cindy was a strong woman of honor, beauty and grace who was proud of her family and adored her husband. Cynthia Ann Sikes-Connor 63, went to the Lord on July 19, 2020, in Dallas, Texas with family by her side. She was the daughter of Joe Don Sikes and Joann Sikes born January 18, 1957 in Fort Worth, Texas. Cindy found the love of her life, Michael Avery Connor, while they were both working for Southwest Airlines in different cities. The couple first met through mutual friends, which are still in their lives today. After many years and many proposals, she finally gave in and they married on March 14, 1987. Cindy was a 1975 graduate of Arlington Sam Houston High School and a fighting Texan cheerleader for all 4 years she was in attendance. She went on to be one of the first Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders from Arlington and was also on the inaugural squad that attended the Super Bowl. Among many other achievements, she was a Ball Girl for the Texas Rangers, a Bunny for the Playboy Club of Dallas and the QUEEN of disco. She also enjoyed spending time with grandkids, feeding her dogs/cows and making memories with her amazing group of lifelong girlfriends! Cindy devoted her life to her family and most especially loved BIG Christmas' and beach vacations with room service. Cindy was preceded in death by her father Joe Don Sikes, mother Joann Sikes, uncle Steve Kocian, uncle Roy Hooper, aunt Francis Linex, husband Joe , mother Josephine Kocian and grandfather Frank Gregory Kocian . Cindy is survived by her husband, Mike Connor; Children, Tim Connor and wife, Kara, Aurielle Martin and husband, Clay; Grandchildren, Cade and Quinn Connor and Memphis Martin; Brother, Joe Sikes; sister, Donna Sikes-Miranda; sister-wife, Kristy Eutsler-Parisher; sister in law, Sherry Sikes; and nephews, Collin and Grant Sikes; Aunt, Johnnie Hooper and son Greg; Aunt, Jewel LaGrappe and husband Bryan; son, Jason Harrison; and daughter, Keena Harrison Frazier; and life-long friend, Cindy Bell-Dodson. There will be an open invitation for the celebration of Cindy's life at Arlington Music Hall in Arlington, TX at 3pm on July 25, 2020, 2pm for a family reception prior. Wade Family Funeral Home (817) 274-9233
Cindy and I shared a very special little blessing that came along at just the perfect time! Memphis Clay Martin was born into this world as Cindy and I held hands and watched him take his first breath! Together, she and I cried tears of joy! She was a beautiful soul and Iâ€™m thankful to have gotten ghat very special time with her as we welcomed our grandson into this world.
Cindy is a blessing to all who knew her I am grateful for her friendship