Connie Ann Burt (Young), 59, passed away peacefully on December 11, 2022 in Lakewood, Colorado. She was born on January 6, 1963, in Memphis, Tennessee. She graduated from Southhaven High School in 1981 and State Technical College in 1983. While working for the Commercial Appeal Newspaper for 15 years, she met her husband, James (Jim) C. Burt. Together, they moved to Conifer, Colorado and were married in August 1996. In Colorado, she owned and operated Rocky Mountain Candy Bouquet and was an independent sales director for Mary Kay Cosmetics. As a mother, Connie was a passionate supporter of both her daughters’ activities as President of the Parker Valley Farms Pony Pal Club, board member of the Colorado American Saddlebred Horse Association, President of the Evergreen High School Poms Booster Club, and two-time squad mom of the year for the Junior Denver Broncos Cheerleaders.
Connie is survived by her husband Jim, daughters; Allison Xie and Emily Ann Shija, parents; Allen and Sidney Young, and brother Charles David Young. She is preceded in death by her brother; Robert Allen Young. She is a member of Colonial Hills Baptist Church in Southhaven, MS.
Connie served as a constant reminder to live to the fullest and love with all your heart. Her smile, warmth, and passion will be deeply missed, but her memory will live on forever.
An Open House Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Evergreen Memorial Park, 26624 North Turkey Creek Please come and share memories of Connie with the family.
A service will be held at Forest Hill-Midtown in Memphis, TN where she will be laid to rest at Forest Hill South on Holmes Road.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association in honor of her brother, Robert.