November 6, 1960 - June 19, 2020
Ms. Caroline Marie Fair, 59, of Peoria, IL transitioned to her heavenly home at 8:25 pm on Friday, June 19, 2020 at her home. Caroline was born on November 6, 1960 in Jacksonville, MS to Willene (Fair) McDonald and Joe Willie Howard, Sr. Caroline was a 1978 graduate of Richwoods High School. Caroline worked in housekeeping at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. She really loved her job and her OSF St. Francis family. One of her favorite things to do was shop. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Caroline was a faithful member of Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ. Caroline leaves to cherish her most precious memories her loving family which includes one daughter, Lakisha (David Alexander) Fair of Peoria; three sons, Kema Fair and DeMarco Fair both of Peoria, IL and Alonzo Samuel Johnson of Champaign, IL; special daughters, Angela Easton and Gamieke Broom both of Peoria, IL; four sisters, Eleanor Lynn Fair Young and Deborah Diane Granderson both of Peoria, IL, LaTonya Howard and Tiffinee McGilberry both of Rosdale, MS; two brothers, Joe Willie Howard, Jr., and Joacquin Howard both of Rosedale, MS; and a step sister, Linda Gaines of Houston, TX; 14 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren and 1 on the way. She is preceded in death by her parents; a grandson, Zarious Fair and a step sister, Lois Gaines. A private funeral service will be held at 11 am, Friday, July 3, 2020 at Simons Mortuary with a visitation at 10:30 am. District Elder Henry Bolden, II will bring words of comfort to the family. Caroline will be laid to rest at Swan Lake Memory Gardens. The funeral service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150/. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing and attendance limits will be observed. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. As the States begin re-opening in response to the Global Coronavirus Pandemic, some people are returning to their previous normal living standards. Unfortunately, we are now in our new normal as unreal and sometimes uncomfortable as the socially distancing and continuous use of protective masks may feel. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). Thanks in advance for your cooperation! *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. The church can socially distance and seat a limit of 50 or less people. All others will be able to flow through and view prior to beginning the Celebration of Life Ceremony.
Ms. Caroline Marie Fair, 59, of Peoria, IL transitioned to her heavenly home at 8:25 pm on Friday, June 19, 2020 at her home. Caroline was born on November 6, 1960 in Jacksonville, MS to Willene (Fair) McDonald and Joe Willie Howard, Sr. Caroline... View Obituary & Service Information
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