Lula Fisher

Thursday, December 20, 2007

DONGOLA, Ill. -- Lula Mae Perkins Fisher, 87, of Dongola died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

She was born June 17, 1920, to Willace and Ruby Bolen Perkins. She and the Rev. Carl Fisher were married July 14, 1935. He died July 29, 1997.

She was a member of First Baptist Church in Dongola.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Carl Don and Linda Fisher of Thebes, Ill.; three granddaughters, Cheryl Ramage of Concord, N.C., Tammy Jefferson of West Palm Beach, Fla., Karen Bieber of Munford, Tenn.; four sisters, Thelma Landis of Hartselle, Ala., Velma Harper of Vienna, Ill., Wilda Eldridge and Mary Ridings of Murphysboro, Ill.; seven great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; an infant daughter, Phyllis Jean Fisher; and three brothers.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola, with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Interment will be in American Legion Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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