Frances J. Fisher

CANTON - Frances J. Fisher, 83, of Canton passed away Dec. 29, 2020 at Graham Hospital in Canton.

Graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 4 at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton with Pastor Jeff Lampen officiating. A live stream link will be provided on the Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory website [] below the obituary and on their Facebook page.

Frances was born Feb. 16, 1937 in Canton to John and Lenora (Grigsby) Thompson. She married Paul R. Fisher on Sept. 23, 1956 at the First Baptist Church in Canton. He preceded her in death in 1993.

Survivors include four sons, Barry (Laura) Fisher of Ellisville, Brian (JoEllen) Fisher of Mendota, Bruce (Sherry) Fisher of Canton and Brent (Laura) Fisher of Silvis; nine grandchildren, Bill Fisher, Robin Fisher, Jeremy Fisher, Nicole (Michael) Zasada, Patrick (Brianna) Fisher, Crystal (Adam) Hodges, David Fisher, Erica Fisher, and Carl (Lauren) Fisher; three great-grandchildren, Jocelyn Zasada, Briston Fisher and Thor Fisher; two brothers, Jim (Nanci) Thompson and Jerry (Marilyn) Thompson; one sister, Mary Jane (Larry) Perry; and one brother-in-law, Bill Jackson.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one son, Brad Fisher; and one sister, Terri Jackson.

Frances was a farm wife for over 30 years. She worked at Prairie City Rehab and Health in Prairie City, and Farmington Country Manor Nursing Home and Rehab in Farmington. She also worked as a parent educator for Bridgeway in Canton. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Canton and attended the Fairview Reformed Church in Fairview. She was a 4-H leader for 41 years and was inducted into the Illinois 4-H Hall of Fame in 2007.

Memorials may be made to the 4-H in Fulton County. Online condolences may be left at


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