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“Terry and Girls- Lisa was an amazing and intelligent woman. Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family. ”
1 of 26 | Posted by: April Abernathy Harper - Murphy, NC

“Terry - Our most sincere sympathy to you and your daughters.  We are so sorry for your loss and are praying for you and your family.  We...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Donald & Joan Price - NC

“I was very saddened to hear of Lisa's death.  We had accounting classes and band together in high school.  She was always a sweet person...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Jennifer Woody Cable - Murphy, NC

“Lisa was such an amazing person and will be sorely missed. We hold precious memories of the good times our families shared. Lisa had a contagious...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: The Geise Family - Atlanta, GA

“My sincere sympathy to you Terry and your daughters.  It seems such a short time ago when you all were in School with my girls.  Lisa will...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Barbara Crisp - Murphy, NC

“TERRY,OUR GOD WILL GIVE YOU STRENGTH TO ENDURE DURING THIS GREAT LOSS.WE'LL PRAY OUR DEAREST PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR WONDERFUL GIRLS. WE LOVE YOU...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: DARRYL & LIBBY BARNETT - GA

“Terry & Family,Our prayers are with you during your time of sorrow.  May God's Grace sustain you in the days, weeks,and months ahead.Love, Pete ...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Pete & Geneva Setser - Murphy, NC

“Terry,Karen Waldroup Kepart has kept me briefed all these years on your family.  We lived in Atlanta for 8 years but have moved back home to be...Read More »
8 of 26 | Posted by: Lisa Carringer Vaughn - NC

“We send our heart felt sympathy to you, Terry, and the girls. We love Lisa and all her family.Odis and Glenda Sneed-Murphy ”
9 of 26 | Posted by: Odis and Glenda Sneed family - NC

“Terry,I am so sorry to hear about Lisa. I remember her being very strong in her walk with the Lord. Your family will be in my prayers. ”
10 of 26 | Posted by: sherry garrett blanton

“Terry and family,I am so sorry to hear of your tremendous loss.  My thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family. Cindy Nix Stiles ...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Cindy Nix Stiles - Stockbridge, GA

“We are so sorry for your loss.There are many in Charlotte that are praying for your family at this time. ”
12 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Bryan Smith - Charlotte, NC

“Terry, I cannot tell you how sorry I am.  Lisa was always a sweetheart and a beautiful girl. Unfortunately, life drifts folks apart, but you...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Donna Ramsey Ware - Murphy, NC

“Terry and Girls- Lisa was an amazing and intelligent woman. Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family. ”
14 of 26 | Posted by: April Abernathy Harper - Murphy, NC

“Terry - Our most sincere sympathy to you and your daughters.  We are so sorry for your loss and are praying for you and your family.  We...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Donald & Joan Price - NC

“I was very saddened to hear of Lisa's death.  We had accounting classes and band together in high school.  She was always a sweet person...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Jennifer Woody Cable - Murphy, NC

“Terry,Karen Waldroup Kepart has kept me briefed all these years on your family.  We lived in Atlanta for 8 years but have moved back home to be...Read More »
17 of 26 | Posted by: Lisa Carringer Vaughn - NC

“We send our heart felt sympathy to you, Terry, and the girls. We love Lisa and all her family.Odis and Glenda Sneed-Murphy ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: Odis and Glenda Sneed family - NC

“Terry,I am so sorry to hear about Lisa. I remember her being very strong in her walk with the Lord. Your family will be in my prayers. ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: sherry garrett blanton

“Terry & Family,Our prayers are with you during your time of sorrow.  May God's Grace sustain you in the days, weeks,and months ahead.Love, Pete ...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Pete & Geneva Setser - Murphy, NC

“Terry and family,I am so sorry to hear of your tremendous loss.  My thoughts and prayers are with you and the entire family. Cindy Nix Stiles ...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Cindy Nix Stiles - Stockbridge, GA

“We are so sorry for your loss.There are many in Charlotte that are praying for your family at this time. ”
22 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Bryan Smith - Charlotte, NC

“Terry, I cannot tell you how sorry I am.  Lisa was always a sweetheart and a beautiful girl. Unfortunately, life drifts folks apart, but you...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Donna Ramsey Ware - Murphy, NC

“Lisa was such an amazing person and will be sorely missed. We hold precious memories of the good times our families shared. Lisa had a contagious...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: The Geise Family - Atlanta, GA

“My sincere sympathy to you Terry and your daughters.  It seems such a short time ago when you all were in School with my girls.  Lisa will...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Barbara Crisp - Murphy, NC

“TERRY,OUR GOD WILL GIVE YOU STRENGTH TO ENDURE DURING THIS GREAT LOSS.WE'LL PRAY OUR DEAREST PRAYERS FOR YOU AND YOUR WONDERFUL GIRLS. WE LOVE YOU...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: DARRYL & LIBBY BARNETT - GA


Lisa Marlene Timpson Fair, 46, of Atlanta, GA, died on Monday, March 12, 2007 after a short illness.  She was born February 21, 1961 in Murphy, NC. Lisa graduated from Murphy High School in 1979.  Lisa was married to Terry Fair on August 11, 1979.  She attended Mars Hill College, graduating  Summa Cum Laude in 1983 with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting.  She also obtained a Masters Degree in Taxation with highest honors from Clemson University in 1989.  She was a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Financial Planner.   Lisa and her family have lived in Atlanta, GA for the past 18 years where most recently she was a partner in the global accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche, LLP.  Lisa was an extremely talented individual but her heart was totally devoted to her family, friends and her faith.  She was a devoted daughter and a doting mother who had endless love for her three beautiful daughters.  She was a loving wife and best friend to her husband and a friend to all in need.  She had an incredible energy and enthusiasm for all that she did.  Lisa was a member of the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement and was the Chair of the Board for the Atlanta Ballet. She was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church, and the Christian Families Sunday School class.  Lisa was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Lynn Timpson, who died in 1949 and by her father, Cecil James Timpson, who died on June 8, 1987.  Surviving are her husband of 27 years, Terry Fair, three daughters, Kristin Elizabeth Fair, Rachel Amanda Fair, and Ashley Nicole Fair, her mother, Mary Jo Timpson of Murphy, NC; two brothers, James Timpson and wife Lavonne of McDonough, GA, Daniel Timpson and wife Sharon of Jonesboro, GA; a sister, Patricia Kephart and husband Jerry of Murphy, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews; all of whom she treasured.   Her memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, March 17th at Oak Grove United Methodist Church.  Rev. Louis Miller and Dr. Eddis Dockery will officiate. Interment Arlington Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Lisa Fair endowment fund at Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 1722 Oak Grove Rd., Decatur, GA  30033.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday at A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral home in Decatur, Georgia.

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