Connie Elaine Fielder, 68, of Alma passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Fort Smith. She was born July 24, 1949, in Fort Smith to the late C.R. and Pauline Shepard. She was a retired beautician of 38 years.

She is survived by two sons, Bruce Goss of Panama, Okla., and Jason Goss of Pine Bluff; a daughter, Shawna Fielder of Wichita, Kan.; two brothers, Ralph Shepard of Alma and Larry Shepard of Van Buren; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Monday at New Cemetery in Mulberry under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

The family will visit with friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren.

To place an online tribute, go to www.edwardsvan-alma.com.