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Lela Marie Hensley Fisher
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Obituary for Lela Marie Hensley Fisher

Lela Marie Hensley Fisher, 84, of Marshall, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at Madison Health and Rehabilitation. Born November 5, 1932, Mrs. Fisher was a homemaker and worked alongside her husband, James on the farm for many years. She was a loving mother to her children and grandchildren. She was a member of Marshall First Freewill Baptist Church, she loved the Lord and was a devoted Christian and instilled these principles into her family.
Mrs. Fisher was the daughter of the late Robert and Pearl Laws Hensley. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, James Albert Fisher; granddaughter, Jennifer Caldwell; as well as several brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Fisher is survived by her children and their families: daughter, Gail Burkhart (Lee) their daughter, Lisa (Dustin) and her children Jake, Eli, Isaiah and Adah; daughter, Pat Fusco, her late daughter, Jennifer Caldwell, and daughter, Colby Fusco and grandson, Dustin; daughter, Janie Sutton (Gary) their daughter Julie, and her daughter, Caroline; son, Albert Fisher (the late Brenda Fisher) their daughter Missy (Alvin) and her daughters, Shonna (Jesse), Kaylin, McKenzie and Jaden, with one great great grandchild on the way; daughter, Clara Ramsey (Kenny) their daughters, Tiffany, Amber and Bethany (Levi) and their grandchildren, Tyler, Zander and Connor; daughter, Bess Fisher (Buddy) their son, Cody; son, Michael Fisher (Robin) and their children, Kyler, Kailey and Teagen; several nieces, nephews, and special friends. She made a huge impact on everyone that she met with her beautiful smile and personality.
Funeral services for Mrs. Fisher will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 11, 2017 in the Chapel of Madison Funeral Services, conducted by the Reverends Mickey Church and Allan Hunter. Burial will follow in Madison Hills Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday at Madison Funeral Services.
At other times, the family will be at the home of Albert Fisher on Redmon Road.
The family would like to thank the staff of Madison Health and Rehabilitation for the excellent care and love they showed to their mother.
Online condolences can be made to the family at

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Marshall, NC 28753

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Madison Hills Cemetery

Mars Hill
Madison County, NC 28754


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