Genevia Fisher

Genevia Parson Fisher went home to be with the Lord on July 13, 2016.

She was born Aug. 1, 1934 in Wabash County, the oldest of four girls.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruth Heinnickel Parson and Earl Parson, her husband of 55 years Robert H. Fisher, and her daughter Tina Marie Fisher.

She was a 1952 graduate of Linlawn High School of Wabash and attended business school after graduation.

She was married July 11, 1954, to Robert, also of Wabash.

The couple became acquainted as pen pals during the Korean War when Robert was stationed in Germany and married soon after his return to civilian life.  Two daughters were born and the family of four moved to the Valley in 1964 for health reasons.

She worked outside the home only briefly as a tax preparer and in a florist shop, but preferred to be a stay at home wife and mother. She was a volunteer teacher’s aide at the church school for several years. She was a member of the Northwest Valley Baptist Church.

Diagnosed with both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s in 2004, she fought a brave fight.

She is survived by daughter Deborah Fisher of Phoenix, sisters Phyllis Nordman, Barbra Nordman (Frank), Vickie Hall and various nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life gathering was Wednesday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Phoenix Memorial Park & Mortuary, 200 W Beardsley Rd, Phoenix.


Posted on 2016 Jul 19