Connie Jo (Cotten) Williams

September 27, 1943 ~ February 7, 2020 (age 76)


Connie Jo Williams, 76, of Eldon, Missouri passed away Friday, February 7, 2020 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.  She was born September 27, 1943 in Tuscumbia, Missouri the daughter of the late Everett L. and Georgia Lucille (Heldstab) Cotten.  On October 2, 1975 in Tuscumbia, Missouri she was united in marriage to Chuck Williams who survives of the home.


Other survivors include,

Children, Yvonne Howser (James) of Lebanon, MO; Buddy Holder of Eldon, MO; Vanessa Penfield (Tracy) of Eldon, MO; Rob Holder (Tami) of Eldon, MO Samantha Alden (Donald) of Eldon, MO

Sixty-four Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren & Great Great Grandchildren

Sisters, Patricia Wood (Richard) of Eldon, MO; Debbie Wood (Rex) of Eldon, MO


A son, Charlie Holder, Sr., grandson, Virgil S. Holder IV, one great granddaughter, Sami Jo Woodcock, and one brother, Jim Cotten preceded her in death.


Connie was a member of Northshore Baptist Church of Rocky Mount, MO.  She was affiliated with and active in the Ridgerunners Riding Club.  Connie was known and loved dearly as “Momma” to all who knew her.   


Visitation will be Monday, February 10, 2020 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.  Funeral Service will be Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 10:00 AM at Phillips Funeral Home with Brother Mark Kessler officiating.  Burial will follow at Tol Wood Cemetery near Eldon, MO.

Memorials in her name are suggested In Care of the Family.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.        

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February 10, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

Funeral Service
February 11, 2020

10:00 AM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

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