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“The fact that so many people felt that Mary was their best friend, their Sister, their bright spot of the day shows the depth and purity of her soul....Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: sj crews

“Mary was always a bright spot what little time I got to know her. Will keep everyone in thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Roger Reeves

“My deepest sympathies to all of the family and Mary's coworkers. May God bless you ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Dawn Hyatt

“Saralyn PriceMary was a great person. It's hard to think about the jail without having Mary in the picture. Mike and Mary are watching over us. ...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Saralyn Price

“There are no words to express the sadness of losing such a sweet and caring soul. You have been a friend for over 30 years. Peace sweet Mary. God...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Debbie C.

“Mary was a wonderful person and a dear friend. She will be missed immensely. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Pat Meehan - Horse Shoe, NC


Mary Evelyn Fisher, 54, passed away on Saturday, April 22, 2017. A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Vinia Franklin Fisher. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Martha Jones. Mary was employed for 28 years with the Haywood County Sherriff's Department as a Correctional Officer where she was the longest serving employee at the Haywood County Detention Center. Mary dearly loved animals and enjoyed being outdoors and loved fishing. She cherished her honorary children and grandchildren. She is survived by her life partner of 21 years, Molly McCurdy; children of heart, Brandy Brown and her husband, Eric, James Snyder, and Michael McCurdy; seven grandchildren, Ariana, Olivia, Trevor, Henson, Madison, Xavier and Daytona; a great-grandchild, Ryleigh; three sisters, Josephine Ewart Pace and her husband, Ronald, of Canton; Nell Rathbone and Mary Fisher of South Carolina; four brothers, Bruce, Sammy and Holbert Fisher and Jarvis Ewart; special friends, Vickie Shipman, Sandy Crews and Maggie Hartline; many nieces and nephews; and three miniature dachshunds, Emmy, Cricket and Daisy. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Aryn Ruebel and Reverend Dennis Queen officiating. Burial will follow at Davis Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to SARGE'S Animal Rescue Foundation, P.O. Box 854, Waynesville, NC 28786.

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