Connie Sue (Jones) Perry has become a household name across America.
Her talented voice and songwriting skills are a blessing to
everyone. "Aunt Connie" has become famous for her part in the
group 1 A Chord and the Texas Country Gospel Show seen nationally on
Gospel Music Television Network and on GMT's web site at
literally airing around the world.
Texas Country Gospel is a family entertainment show even being aired
in India now on the
Velugu Christian Television
of the viewers have called or written and said that "Aunt Connie"
sounds like Kitty Wells or Loretta Lynn. Connie performs
weekly with 1 A Chord along with her brother, Jimmy Jones and her
niece, Mary Fay Jackson. Every week she has special requests
for at least one of her original songs.
Connie began singing in church at the age of twelve. She was
the church pianist
in her hometown of Gainesville, Texas for
She and her husband Joe Bert Perry raised
their four children in church singing for the Lord. They are
all still serving the Lord with their musical gifts. Pamela
works as an ordained chaplain in a correctional institution, Johnna
and Kristie are both Ministers' wives, and their son Kelly, plays
bass guitar for gospel groups. Both Pamela and Johnna have
brought the house down when they performed at the Jones Family
Theater. Connie and her family helped establish the Church of
Jesus Christ, an independent Pentecostal church, in Gainesville. Joe Bert Perry has retired from the Sante Fe Railroad after
Connie and Joe enjoy spending their
retirement with their ten grandchildren when they come to visit.
It was Connie's deep faith in the Lord that kept her singing and
writing songs for the Lord while suffering with cancer and then a
Connie is a cancer survivor and still suffers
pain in her back. In spite of it all, she continues to smile.
Her sweet spirit and genuineness has won the hearts of many fans everywhere. Connie Perry, also has four very gifted and talented children.
Singing, songwriting and playing music seems to be this family's
heritage. Connie Perry's son, Kelly Perry, plays the bass guitar.
Her daughter, Chaplin Pamela Wiebe, is a pianist, songwriter and
singer. Connie's other two daughters, Johnna Green and Kristie
McLerran, sing as well. Sometimes Connie's three daughters are known
as "The Perry Trio". Connie Perry's grandchildren love to take the
stage starting as young as seven years of age.
Connie has written over 100 songs and her latest release, entitled
"I'll Be Your Pillow", recently charted number six in the nation
according to the Country Gospel Music Guild. In 1999, Connie
Perry was voted Pioneer Vocalist of the Year from I.C.G.M.A.
(International Country Gospel Music Association).
She was also nominated in several categories from several different
organizations for Female Vocalist of the Year, Songwriter of the
Year, and numerous other awards with the group, 1 A Chord. She
has several title cuts on the 1 A Chord projects. Her latest
project includes a CD, video and cassette entitled, "The Best of
Connie Perry", which is available in our online Store or write to the address above
to order by mail.
You can call us at 800-665-2334 to order by phone, as well.