Bessie Peters Fisher, 85, Elizabethton, passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital after an extended illness.
A native of Wise, Virginia, she was a daughter of the late James & Nan Shoun Peters.
She had lived most of her life in Carter County and was a homemaker. Mrs. Peters was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Johnny, Stanley and Sanford Peters, and three sisters, Lela Colbaugh, Trula Fisher and Mildred Grindstaff.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years,Martin L. Fisher; two Sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Renee Fisher of Newark, Delaware; and Randy and Connie Fisher, Charlotte, North Carolina; and five grandchildren.
Also several nieces and nephews survive including a special nephew, Greg Fisher, and two special nieces, Delores McKinney and Sharon Depew.
A brief graveside service will be conducted at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in the Mountain Home National Cemetery. Burial will follow the service. Family and friends will assemble at the funeral home at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday to go to the cemetery. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence. Condolences may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge