Carol S. Prosser

September 6, 2023
Carol S. Prosser

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On her own mother’s birthday, September 6th, Carol S. Prosser, aka “Gigi,” entered into her heavenly home. Carol was born in Faribault, MN, in August 1933, to Adolphena and Ivan Schneider. She was the fifth of seven children.

In 1951, after Carol graduated from high school, she was recruited by the FBI to work as a fingerprint clerk and moved to Washington, DC. She met her husband, Clifford L. Prosser, Jr., at church and they married in 1953. They had three children, Clifford III, Carol Lynn and Cherri.

After taking a break to raise her family, Carol returned to the federal government where she worked for the Selective Service System, the US Army Military Personnel Center and two Congressmen. She retired in 1996 as a Quality Assurance Specialist from The Institute of Heraldry.

Carol was creative and talented in many ways. She was an accomplished seamstress, crafter, and gardener. Her crocheted creations were second to none. When her daughters were small she would often make cute matching outfits for them and when Lynn married, she made not only her wedding dress and veil, but all the bridesmaids dresses, too.

She was a sweet and kindhearted soul who had a strong faith in our Lord and Savior.

After the Lord, her family was always her priority. She adored her grandchildren and loved to spend time with them and make them special handcrafted items.

She was predeceased in death by her parents, her son, her brother Richard, and sister Gloria. She is survived by her daughters, Lynn Kelley (Larry) and Cherri Frye (Chris).

She is also survived by by four loving grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren: Meghan Potter (Jamison; Ariya, Jamison Jr., Brennen, Macayla, and Colton), Christopher Eckenfels (Juliet; Camille and Gavin), Crystal Heck (Kyle; Zoey, Piper, and Jaxon) and Courtney Jalette (Bryan Weaver; Logan). She is also survived by her siblings Sandra, Agnes, Cletus, Clifford, and many nieces and nephews.

We are grateful to Promedica Heartland Hospice and Williamsburg Landing’s Adult Day Care for the loving care and compassion they showed our mother in the last year of her life.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at 11:00 am, at Hickory Neck Episcopal Church, 8300 Richmond Road, Toano, VA, with burial in the church cemetery to follow. Light refreshments will be served after the burial. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association ( or the James City County Bruton Fire Department (

Celebration of Life

Saturday, November 25, 2023
11:00 AM

Hickory Neck Episcopal Church - Directions
8300 Richmond Road
Toano, VA 23168

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  • November 25, 2023
    Nora Belcher says:
    Forever remembered as “Princess Carol” she filled out lives with love and joy. She loved to hold your hand look deep into your eyes and sing you a song. We love you

  • October 31, 2023
    Pat and Elmar B. Koldert says:
    Our beloved Carol has been part of my family for almost 60 years. Our families grew up together, ate together, played together and cried together. Her daughter Lynn has been my best friend for all these years. Carol was a gentle soul, who was full of creative energy. She always had a project she was working on, and she shared her creations with others. She was my second Mom. The love of a second mom is a precious gift that stays with you forever and is proof that love knows no bounds and that family is not always defined by DNA. We know she is in heaven looking down on her family and is very proud of all they have accomplished on this Earth. She passed her talents down to her children and grandchildren and her legacy will continue to grow . We love you Carol and will miss you.

  • October 29, 2023
    Lucy Rothnie says:
    So sorry for your loss! You are in our thoughts and prayers. Lucy and John