Betty Jane Fisher, 89 of Taylorville passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. at her home. She was born June 20, 1925 in Sumner, MO the daughter of Robert DeLoss and Myrtle Merle (Ball) Beale. She married William Tracy Fisher on November 25, 1945 and he later preceded her in death. She was the founding member of Jacksonville family campers, she sang with the barbershop quartet Betty, Betty, Frick and Fran. She sang with the Centenary Church choir for many years. She was very active with her church, she loved to read, paint, and do crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her Daughter: Penny (Eric) Christians of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Christine (Darrick) Wells of Taylorville, IL; Jonathon Eric Christians of Springfield, IL; Great-Grandchildren: Tristen Paige Wells and Alex William Wells; Sister: Ruth (Merle) Richardson; Numerous Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Riverton, IL. Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Memorials may be made to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105
The family would like to invite everyone to the funeral dinner that will be held at the Centenary United Methodist Church 331 E. State St. Jacksonville, IL 62650 at 1:00 p.m. following the graveside service at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL is assisting the family with arrangements.