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Carol Beatrice Fisher

November 30, 1951 — May 28, 2020

Carol Beatrice Fisher, age 68, of Springfield, IL passed away at 3:06 pm Thursday, May 28, 2020, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm Saturday, June 6, 2020 at Waters Funeral Home. Marshall Brown will officiate. Burial will be in the Vandalia Cemetery following the service.

Visitation celebrating the life of Carol Beatrice Fisher will be held at 11:00 am until the time of service Saturday June 6, 2020 at the Waters Funeral Home.

The public is welcome to attend the visitation and services for Carol but due to Covid-19 we are asking you follow social distancing guidelines. Please stay six feet apart and avoid close contact. Anyone in attendance is asked to wear a mask or other personal protective equipment.

Carol was born on November 30, 1951, in Hannibal, Missouri the daughter of Andrew and Lucille (Whitehead) Jamison. They proceeded her in death.

She was united in marriage to William Fisher on December 7, 1984 in Springfield, IL. He survives her of the home.

Other survivors include one daughter, Oteka Thomas of Springfield, IL; one stepdaughter, Cynthia Vaughan (Robert) of Jefferson City, MO; four granddaughters, Trinity Thomas of Springfield, IL, Tiovian Thomas of Springfield, IL, Ieesha Vaughan of Jefferson City, MO, and Tiana Vaughan of Jefferson City, MO; two grandsons, Robert Vaughan, Jr. of Jefferson City, MO, and Charles T. Peay, Jr. of Joplin, MO.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one aunt, Opheila Cason; three uncles, William Whitehead, Robert Whitehead and Spencer Whitehead and one first cousin, Margaret Scott.

Carol graduated from Van-Far High Class of 1969 and was Baptist by faith.

Carol worked as a certified nursing assistant in the nursing home and private industries. During her career she was employed by the Tri-County Nursing Home and the Van-Far Ambulance District.

She enjoyed camping, traveling, vacations, reading books and watching movies. Carol loved spending time with her grandkids and coming home to visit her family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Robert Holman, Terrell Bishop, Gary Davis and Lakiri Holman.

Honorary Pallbearers are Gary Bishop, Louis Connor, Ronald Turner, Larry Clark, Kenneth Wheeler, Daryl Wiser and Robert Vaughan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice, in care of Waters Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made to the family on Carol memorial page at

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, June 6, 2020

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Saturday, June 6, 2020

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