Constance “Connie” Morris, 63, of Arcadia died at 2:14 p.m., Saturday, June 20, 2009 at Freeman West Hospital at Joplin, Mo.

Constance “Connie” Morris, 63, of Arcadia died at 2:14 p.m., Saturday, June 20, 2009 at Freeman West Hospital at Joplin, Mo. Mrs. Morris was born October 10, 1945 at Pittsburg, Kan., the daughter of Lester and Doris Harris Schaub. Connie was an Arcadia Rural mail carrier for the past 20 years. She was raised in Arcadia and graduated from Arcadia High School. She also graduated from Pittsburg State University Cosmetology School. Connie married Steve Morris, March 6, 1965 at Arcadia. Mr. Morris survives at the home. She was a member of Alpha Kappa sorority in Arma and the Our Gang Club. Survivors include her husband, Steve of the home, two sons, Erik Morris and his wife Cindy of West Mineral and Todd Morris and his wife Becky of Olathe, her mother, Doris Schaub of Ft. Scott, two brothers, Larry Schaub and his wife Sis of Olathe and Don Schaub and his wife Lea of Arcadia, three grandsons, Cody, Colby, and Erin Morris, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Lester Schaub. Connie was a devoted wife, mother, daughter, and grandmother to the three shining lights of her life, Cody, Colby, and Erin. She enjoyed family, fishing, gardening, and her many cherished pets. She will be greatly missed by all.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at the Sheffield Cemetery near Arcadia with Marsha Hubbard officiating. The family will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Bedene Chapel to go in procession to the cemetery. The family suggests memorials to the Sheffield Cemetery or St. Mary’s School at Ft. Scott. Donations may be sent to or left at the Bedene Funeral Home, 517 E. Washington, Box 621, Arma, Kan. 66712.