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Shirley Fisher

April 29, 1934 — February 8, 2023

Cherryville

Shirley Whitaker Fisher, age 88, of Cherryville, passed away Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at Carolina Care Health and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born April 29, 1934, in Gaston County, NC to the late Ellis and Mildred Bost Whitaker.  Shirley was a devoted member of First Baptist Church and a charter member of the Chronological Bible Study Class.  She spent her career in banking and retired from BB&T, where her coworkers remained her friends throughout the years.  She enjoyed an active social life and could often be found dining out with friends and family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Fisher; beloved daughter, Debbie Fisher Payseur; and brother, Rick Whitaker.

Survivors include her grandchildren, Ben Payseur (Jennifer) and Jenny Payseur Emerson (Brian); great grandchildren, Wade, Eli, and Lizzy Payseur and Mallie, Mikki Jane, and Meg Emerson; son-in-law, Mickey Payseur; brothers, Ronnie Whitaker (Trish), Randy Whitaker, Rocky Whitaker (Wanda), and Reggie Whitaker; and numerous nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 12, 2023, at 2:30 PM at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Vince Hefner officiating.  Burial will follow at City Memorial Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:15 PM Sunday prior to the service in the dining hall at First Baptist.

Memorials may be made to The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research, PO Box 78416, Charlotte, NC 28271 or to First Baptist Church, 301 E. First St. Cherryville NC 28021.

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Visitation

Sunday, February 12, 2023

1:30 - 2:15 pm (Eastern time)

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Sunday, February 12, 2023

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Interment following funeral service

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery

300 E Church St, Cherryville, NC 28021

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