Connie Huffman, 84
Connie Huffman, 84
Memorial Cele-bration of Life Services for Connie Huffman, age 84 of Lenox who passed away Sunday, January 3, 2020 at The Bridges of Ankeny, will be held at a later date. Memorials may be given in her name. Memories may be shared at www.ritchiefuenralhome.com. Arrangements were entrusted to the Ritchie Funeral Home of Lenox where we ‘Celebrate Life’.
Constance Lou (Harding) Huffman was born September 19, 1935, in Lenox, Iowa the daughter of Lowell (Tarz) Harding and Leona (Scott) Harding. She grew up attending school in Lenox, graduating from Lenox High School with the Class of 1953. After graduation she was united in marriage to Willard McMorran. The couple made their home on a farm west of Corning and were blessed with the birth o two sons, Tracey and Chris.
In 1960, she enrolled in Barnes Beauty College and opened three beauty salons later in Grant, Villisca and Corning. In 1962, she and Willard divorced and she moved to Corning. In 1965, she was united in marriage to Roger Huffman and they moved to Harlan, Iowa. They were blessed with the birth of two sons, Kelly and Rick. The couple divorced in 1976.
Connie moved to Council Bluffs where she became a drug and alcohol counselor. She worked in southwest Iowa for over 30 years and in 1983, became the Director of Zion Treatment Facility north of Creston until 1988. She then moved to Carroll, Iowa where she was Director of Serenity Half-Way House from 1988 to 1994. Upon her retirement, she returned to Lenox to stay with her mother, who passed away in 1996. Connie remained in Lenox until her passing.
Left to cherish Connie’s memory are her four sons, Tracey McMorran and wife Connie of Bettendorf, Iowa; Chris McMorran of Lenox, Iowa; Kelly Huffman and wife Donna of Ankeny, Iowa; and Rick Huffman of Ankeny, Iowa; two granddaughters, Jamie and Tiffany McMorran; a grandson, Nicholas Huffman; two great-grandsons, Adrian McMorran and Dylan Gaudet; along with many other relatives and friends.
Preceding Connie in death are her parents Lowell and Leona Harding and a sister, Judy Gray.
We will forever hold the precious memories of Connie in our hearts.
May she be at peace in God’s loving care.