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Bertha Fisher

Thursday, September 4, 2008

GREENBACK, Tenn. -- Bertha Mae Fisher, 94, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 11 a.m. Sept. 2, 2008, in the Blount County Memorial Hospital in Maryville.

Born Jan. 26, 1914, in Mayflower, Ark., to the late Harmon Allen and Sallie E. Barger Crum, she had lived most of her life in Mississippi County where she was a member of the First Church of God in East Prairie. In 2002, she moved from East Prairie to Greenback.

On Oct. 8, 1932, at Mayflower, she married Otis Elmer Fisher who preceded her in death on March 31, 1983.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Lavelle Fisher; three brothers, Grady Crum, Duward Crum and Cletus Crum; and two sisters, Lavern Anderson and Ozell Griffin.

Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, L.T. and Eunice Fisher of Cedar Lake, Ind., and Eddie and Sonja Fisher of Vanduser, Mo.; six daughters and four sons-in-law, Doris and Paul Holtzinger of Elkhart, Ind., Jean and Dan Sloffer of Bristol, Ind., Nelva Allmon, Brenda Griggs and Linda and Robert Britt of Greenback and Effie and Wendell Rice of LaBella, Fla.; one brother, J.W. Crum of Gary, Ind.; one sister, Pauline Fowler of Birmingham, Ala.; and 23 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is scheduled from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shelby Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Larry Jackson will officiate.

Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.