Clara Mae Waterman, 81, of Taylorville, passed away on March 11, 2014 at 9:36 p.m. at her residence in Taylorville surrounded by her loving family. She was born on July 21, 1932 in Akron, OH. The daughter of Homer and Ola (Fore) Sims. She married Rex L. Waterman on July 28, 1950 in Hillsboro, IL. He preceded her in passing on March 12, 2002. Mrs. Waterman was a homemaker. She loved sewing, auctions and helping her husband on the farm. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandkids.

She is survived by her daughters: Diane Davis and Rhonda Evans both of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren: Tina (Brian) Johnson of Morrisonville, IL, Roger Stone of Henderson, KY, Nichole (Dalton) Jackson of Macomb, IL and Noah Evans of Taylorville, IL; great-grandchildren: Meghan Harris, Katelyn Harris, Alexandra Harris, Karina Stone, Emma Stone and Charles Stone; brother, Ron Sims of Coffeen, IL; sister Betty Kinnett of Taylorville, IL; sisters-in-law: Beverly “Joan” Sims, Doris Waterman, Donna Waterman and Hope Waterman all of Taylorville, IL, Viola Sims of Norfolk, VA; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in passing by her parents, husband, Rex; son, Roger Waterman and brothers: Harlow Sims, Robert Sims, Dallas “Bus” Sims and Merle Sims.

Visitation will be from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, IL. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at Sutton Memorial Home with Pastor Chad Foster officiating. Burial will be at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Taylorville, IL


Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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