Connie Jo Whitson, 63, Diamond, entered into rest on Aug. 16, 2017 at Landmark Hospital in Joplin.

Connie Jo Whitson, 63, Diamond, entered into rest on Aug. 16, 2017 at Landmark Hospital in Joplin.  
Connie was born Feb. 22, 1954 in Clinton, Ill., and was a homemaker.  She had resided in Diamond since 1989 and was a member of Diamond First Baptist Church.  
Connie and LaVerne Whitson were married on Nov. 17, 1988 in Aerosmith, Ill. and he survives.  
Additional survivors include two daughters, Heather Wilson, Webb City and Ashley Clark, Joplin; two brothers, Robert O’Neal, Bloomington, Ill., and Larry O’Neal, Famer City, Ill., and seven grandchildren.  
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church in Diamond. The family will receive friends from 9 to 10 a.m. today prior to the service at the church.
Cremation services under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com