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“Eloise and The Fisher Family, I am so saddened at the passing of Lois. My thoughts and prayers have been with you all during this difficult...Read More »
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Lois Cockrill FisherSAVANNAH – Lois Cockrill Fisher, 101, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2009.She was preceded in death by her parents, Alva Cockrill and Sara Lenora Parker Cockrill, her husband, James Harmon Fisher, and her son, James Alva Fisher, Sr.Mrs. Fisher was born in Wadley, GA but lived most of her life in Savannah. She graduated from Georgia College in Milledgeville and taught school in Middle Georgia. After moving to Savannah, Mrs. Fisher worked for Haverty's Furniture Co. During this time she met and married her beloved husband Jimmy. Mrs. Fisher retired from the Savannah Chatham Public School System and was a member of the local and state Georgia Retired Educator's Association.As a faithful member of Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, Mrs. Fisher was a devoted member of the Care and Share and a charter member of the Ruby Risher Circle. She was a Candler Auxiliary volunteer for 23 years and belonged to the Huntingdon Club.Mrs. Fisher is survived by her twin sister, Eloise Cockrill Rogers, Savannah, GA; daughter-in-law, Joyce Golden Fisher, Savannah, GA; grandson James Alva Fisher, Jr. (Laura), Middleburg, FL; granddaughter Patricia Anne Fisher, Savannah, GA; niece Sara Rogers Chastain (Ronald), Greenville, SC; 3 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and 2 great-nephews and their families; also, dear friends, Tiby Weinstein, Ann Curry, Marianne Fahey, and Cecil and Lou Abarr.The family would like to thank Dr. Cathy Chu, Dr. Mary Cady, Care One office staff, Hospice Savannah and the Hospice Savannah Home Care Silver Team for their support.Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.Funeral service: 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 22, 2009, at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel with Rev. M. Creede Hinshaw officiating.Interment in Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park on Wheaton Street.Pallbearers will be Cecil Abarr, John Chastain, Bradley Chastain, Michael Fahey, Derick Taylor.In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be sent to Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, 429 Abercorn St., Savannah, GA 31401 or Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.

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