Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Wilma (Cragg) Fisher 1914-1986

Wilma (Cragg) Fisher was born a daughter of Heber A. and Mina A. Cragg in Manhattan, Kansas on September 7, 1914 and departed this life July 23, 1986 at the age of 71 years.

Wilma entered the Navy while living in Junction City, Kansas, on November 10, 1944, and place of entry was in Bronx, New York.  She served in the Navy over two and half years doing various clerical work, and departed the naval service in Bethesda, Maryland on June 15, 1947.  She received the American Campaign Ribbon Victory Medal of World War II.

Wilma met and married John Fisher.  She enjoyed arts and crafts, fishing, quilting, and bowling.  Wilma was a member of the A.A.R.P..  She was retired from Civil Service where she was a clerk typist for Dental Detachment.

She was a loving wife, and friend and will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Wilma is survived by her husband, John of Waynesville; one step-son, Dennis Fisher of Jacksonville, Florida; two brothers, Phildean Moore of Manhattan, Kansas, and Merle Cragg of Dodge City, Kansas; one sister, Georgie Hockensmith of Junction City, Kansas.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father.

Funeral services were held Friday, July 25, 1986 at 10:00 a.m. in the Waynesville Memorial Chapel with Chaplain Wayne Bell officiating.

Music was provided by organist Dorothy Moore.

Escorts were: Earl Arnold, Jim Arnold, Champ Champion, Jim Dodds, Vaughn Emerson, and Jim Wiley.

Burial was in the Waynesville Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of the Waynesville Memorial Chapel.

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