AnnaBelle Shoulders Fisher, 89, of Fulks Run, passed away in her home of natural causes Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012.
AnnaBelle was born to the late Bert and Eva Shoulders July 25, 1923, in Flat Rock, Ill. AnnaBelle had four brothers, Jack, Tom, Bob and Don, who preceded her in death. She is survived by one sister, Margie Sherman of Mount Carmel, Ill.
She was baptized in 1941. She graduated from Indiana Central College in 1942, with a teaching degree. She was an ordained minister and a member of Mountain Grove Church of the Brethren in Fulks Run.
AnnaBelle and husband, the Rev. Max W. Fisher, also formerly of Flat Rock, Ill., married on Aug. 2, 1942, in Lawrenceville, Ill. They just had their 70th wedding anniversary.
She had seven children. Two children, Shirley Maxine Racop and Thomas Leroy Fisher, preceded her in death. Surviving are five children, Jerry Fisher and wife, Alane, of Missouri, Colleen Shuda and husband, Jack, of Fulks Run, Donna Barnes and husband, Robert, of Illinois, Dixie Brower and husband, David, of Verona, and Brenda Richards and husband, Rex, of Broadway. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
The Revs. Sonny Dodds, Donald Guthrie and Jerry Shiflet will conduct a funeral service 11 a.m. Tuesday at Mountain Grove Church of the Brethren. Burial will be in the Mountain Grove Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Grandle Funeral Home in Broadway.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Grove Church of the Brethren Building Fund, 12769 Third Hill Road, Fulks Run, VA 22830.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com.