Betty Jean Fisher

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Betty Jean Fisher, 78, Sheldon, Mo., passed away on Monday, April 19, 2010, at Carthage Health and Rehab Center, Carthage Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born on July 20, 1931, in Los Animos, Colo., to Luther Grant and Sylvia Irene Atkinson. She was married to Earl Lee Fisher on May 1, 1954, in New Mexico and he survives of the home.

Betty worked for many years in the restaurant business as well as the clothing business. She was a member of the Church of Christ. She was also a former member of the Eagles Lodge. Betty was loved by her family and that love was returned in full. She was our angel and will be missed dearly by all.

Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Earl Lee Fisher, of the home; three daughters, Linda Braley, Orlando, Fla., Tonia Wessley, Nevada, and Ronda Fisher, Carthage; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one half-brother, Jimmy Pack. She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Robert Powell; two sisters, Helen Willis and Lucille Powell, and one brother, Walter Grant.

No services are planned at this time.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home.

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