|Birth: ||Aug. 20, 1903|
|Death: ||Nov. 5, 1991|
Miss Fisher died of cancer on November 5, 1991 at the age of 88 years at the Sabetha, Kansas Community Hospital where she had been a patient since October 9th.
She was born on a farm south of Morrill, Kansas, the daughter of Joseph T. and Hannah Smith Wheeler Fisher.
At an early age she moved with her parents to a farm southwest of Fairview, Brown County, Kansas, and attended grade school there.
In 1913 the family moved to Sabetha and Miss Fisher graduated from Sabetha High School.
She earned a bachelor of education degree from Emporia State College. She later received a masters degree from Peabody College in Nashville, Tennessee.
She taught in the Sabetha schools for a number of years and then moved to Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma in 1929.
Following her service at Anadarko she taught in the Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma school system.
She retired from teaching and moved to Sabetha where she was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church and the DSR Club.
She was a long time member of the Retired Teachers Association of Oklahoma and had received a number of awards and teaching honors.
Surviving her are two sisters, Pauline Fisher and Martha Gilber of Sabetha, three nieces and one nephew.
Funeral services were held at the Popkess Mortuary Chapel in Sabetha.
Joseph T. Fisher (1873 - 1955)
Hannah M. Wheeler Fisher (1873 - 1949)
Pauline Fisher (1896 - 1997)*
Julian Watkins Fisher (1898 - 1973)*
Mildred Josephine Fisher (1903 - 1991)
Martha M. Fisher Gilbert (1911 - 2008)*
Created by: N. Dale Talkington
Record added: May 03, 2011
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