Connie Jo Houston, 75, of Paris, passed away at 12:29 a.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. She worked for many years alongside her husband at the …
Connie Jo Houston, 75, of Paris, passed away at 12:29 a.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, Ind. She worked for many years alongside her husband at the former Houston Accounting office and worked for 30 years at the former Mrs. Jean’s Country School and Mrs. Sheri’s Preschool.
Private burial is in Edgar Cemetery. To accommodate current gathering restrictions, visitation is from 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Templeton Funeral Home, with the family present after 5 p.m.
Mrs. Houston was born Jan. 9, 1945, in Kokomo, Ind., the daughter of Alfred and Betty Uttinger Bostic. She married J. C. Fisher who preceded her in death. She later married James H. Houston on Aug. 10, 1974, in Paris, and he preceded her in death Oct. 2, 2009.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Catherine (Pall) St. John of Monticello; a brother, Rick Bostic of Kokomo; and three grandchildren whom she adored, Daniel, Anna and Evelyn St. John.
Mrs. Houston was a member of First Christian Church of Paris where she served in numerous capacities. She was also a member of PEO and had served on the boards of directors of the Paris YMCA and Cunningham Children’s Homes of Paris and Champaign. She was active in the ladies’ golf league and was an avid bridge player. She enjoyed ringing bells with the First Christian Church and First United Methodist Church bell choirs. She was also active in the Garden Club and hosted the Lakeside Bible Study for many years. She enjoyed traveling, was kind to children and loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to the First Christian Church Houston Scholarship or to the Champaign-Urbana Theater Company (CUTC) Penguin Project.
Online condolences at www.TempletonFuneralHome.com.