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Jean A. (Black) Fisher, 93, of Veedersburg, Ind., passed away at 1:36 p.m. EST Wednesday, February 28, 2018, of natural causes at Williamsport Nursing and Rehab Center.
Jean was born July 15, 1924, in Canton, Ohio, the daughter of Robert Speed and Gladys Smith (McGuire) Black.
She married Garland D. Fisher on November 12, 1947, at First Christian Church in Veedersburg. Garland preceded her in death March 17, 2010.
She is also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Pepping, and two brothers, George Black and Robert Black.
Surviving family include three sons, Phillip (Susan) Fisher, Attica, Ind., Terry (Patty) Fisher, Largo Fla., Paul (Lisa) Fisher, Anderson Ind.; five grandchildren, April (Mike) Kedvesh, Colby Fisher, Rachael Fisher, Ryan Fisher, Reanna Fisher; and several great-grandchildren.
Jean graduated from Veedersburg High School in 1942. Earlier in her life she had been employed as an executive secretary at Carl Songer's insurance agency, and had been an active member in First Christian Church in Veedersburg, serving as a Sunday School teacher and as part of the Christian Women's Fellowship. She had also been an active member in the Order of the Eastern Star in years past.
More than anything she loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them.
Visitation will begin at 2 p.m. EST Sunday and continue until the time of service. Memorial service will be 4 p.m. EST Sunday, March 11, at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg with Pastor Garland Pannell officiating. Burial will be at Kingman Fraternal Cemetery at a later date.
Online condolences at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to First Christian Church of Veedersburg.
Published on March 1, 2018
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