Connie Rae Chrisman


Connie Rae Chrisman, 66, of Joplin, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 in Joplin, Missouri. Connie was born on September 21, 1954 in Carthage, Missouri to Raymond Chrisman and Pauline “Russow” Chrisman. Connie worked for the City of Joplin in the Community Development Department for over 15 years.

Connie is survived by one son, Andrew McCormick (Jaimie) of Kansas City, Missouri; one daughter Jenny Bivona (Richard) of Fayetteville, Arkansas; two grandchildren Josephine Bixona and Danielle Bixona; three brothers Dale Hamilton of Carthage, Roy Hamilton of Carthage, David Chrisman of Joplin, Missouri; four sisters Katheryn Smith of Carthage, Phyllis Talley of Carthage, Donna Baker of Carterville, Missouri, and Barbara Hunziker of Joplin, Missouri.

She is preceded in death by her mother Pauline Denayer; and two sisters Carolyn Brewer and Susie Hamilton.

Memorial services have not been scheduled at this time and will be held at a later date.


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Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.

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