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Connie Lee Huffman, 71

Visitation: Friday, June 26th, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. 3609 Frederick, St. Joseph, MO 64506. ■ Graveside Service: Friday, June 26th, 2020 11:15 AM @ Mount Auburn Cemetery. 3137 Beck Road, St. Joseph, MO 64506.

Posted: Jun 23, 2020 8:48 AM

Connie Lee Huffman, 71, of Amazonia , formerly of St. Joseph, died Sunday, June 21, 2020. Connie was born March 8, 1949, in St. Joseph, to Alfred J. and Thelma R. (Schrupp) Burgess.

She worked as a custodian for the Savannah School District and Quaker Oats. She had previously worked for Whitaker Cable.

Connie married Daniel "Danny" Huffman and he survives. Also surviving are a brother Ron Burgess (Cindy); brother-in-law Roy Turner; aunt Sharon Miller; uncle Bill Schrupp; nephew Brian Turner; niece Sherri Johnson; numerous cousins including Marcia Hughes, Toni Goodwin and Ross Burgess.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Alfred C. "Doc" Burgess and a sister Thelma Turner.

Connie enjoyed taking care of her yard and flowers, and enjoyed decorating for the holidays.

Memorial contributions may be made to a food bank of the donor's choice.

Visitation will be Friday, June 26, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel, and then the procession will precede to Mt. Auburn Cemetery for a graveside service.

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