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 Merida Eugene “Gene” Fisher

Merida Eugene “Gene” Fisher

Birth
Franklinton, Washington Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 28 Nov 1930 (aged 56)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Montalba, Anderson County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 18549308 · View Source
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Merida was the son of Benjamin Toney and Mary Amanda Varnado Fisher Jr. He married Mary Elizabeth Walters about 1895 in Franklinton. They were the parents of John Morris "Jack" Fisher, Lewis Eugene Fisher, Sandy Iddo Fisher, William Levie Fisher, and an adopted son, James Billy Fisher. Gene and Lizzie came to Texas between 1910 and 1920, settling first in Smith County then Anderson County. All of their children were born in Franklinton except Billy who was born in Cross Roads, Henderson Co, TX. He died in Dallas, TX and is buried beside his wife.

OBITUARY: Dallas (TX) Morning News, 30 Nov 1930:
Special to the News.
PALESTINE, Texas, Nov. 29
Funeral services for M. E. Fisher, 57, who died in Dallas, were held Saturday at the Holly Springs Cemetery. The Rev. Charles Simpson, Baptist minister, conducted the services. Mr. Fisher is survived by his widow; four sons, Jack, Lewis, Sandy and Levie Fisher, all of Dallas, and one daughter, Mrs. Ida Williams of Palestine.



Inscription

M.E. Fisher
Dec. 12, 1873
Nov. 28, 1930


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  • Created by: Louise Fisher Goff
  • Added: 22 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18549308
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Merida Eugene “Gene” Fisher (12 Dec 1873–28 Nov 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18549308, citing Holly Springs Cemetery, Montalba, Anderson County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Louise Fisher Goff (contributor 46898555) .