Karen Fanning

Obituary of Karen Fanning

Karen Fanning, 59, of Jacksonville passed away Wednesday, September 26, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. She was born November 14, 1958 in Jacksonville, the daughter of Frances White and Carl Fanning.

Karen’s companion Steve Walden survives in Jacksonville. Karen is also survived by three children Amy (Will) Browning, Chad (Bonnie) Fanning, and Nathan (Donna) Fanning; eight grandchildren Autumn (Christian) Hallock, Billy Browning, Brandon Browning, Abigail Kau, Danielle Kau, Ian Fanning, Kaydence Fanning, Noah Fanning, Logan Fanning; one great-grandchild, Case Hallock; her mother Frances White of Jacksonville; brother Timothy Fanning; sister Susan; uncle Albert Metcalf; stepmother Linda Goody; special nephew and niece Brian and Crystal Metcalf; best friend Eva Preston. She was preceded in death by her father, Carl Fanning, and sister, Tina Fanning; she enjoyed being with family and friends, collecting porcelain dolls, and her puzzles.

Memorial gifts are suggested to the family. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.


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