Lelia Fisher

August 12, 1918 - February 12, 2003 

Lelia Fisher

August 12, 1918 - February 12, 2003 

Obituary for Lelia Fisher

Age 84, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2003. She was born in Kevil, Kentucky on August 12, 1918 the daughter of Lonnie and Willie Grief. Mrs. Fisher was a longtime resident of Ionia, moving to Schnectady, New York in 1988. She was a bus driver for the Ionia Public Schools and also worked for Koss Drug Store, retiring from both positions. She was a former member of the Eastern Star as well as a former member of the First Baptist Church of Ionia. She married Thomas ALexander in 1938 and he preceded her in death in 1982. Surviving are her loving husband, George Fisher, whom she married in August 1999; son, Dennis (Elizabeth) Alexander of St. Petersburg, FL; daughter, Nancy (Ed) Sleder of North Carolina; grandchildren, Cristy Stoddard of Hubbardston, Greg (Tammy) Alexander of Ionia, Ted (Marilyn) Sleder of Dexter, Susan (Neville) Manohar of Saline, and Tom (Dana) Sleder of Garden City; 7 great grandchildren, Christopher, Gregory, and Joshua Stoddard, Thomas Alexander, Charles and Audrey Sleder, and ALex Manohar; brother, L.W. (Louise) Grief of Jackson. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and four brothers. The funeral service will be held at the Cook Funeral Home, 220 Rich Street, Ionia, Saturday, February 22, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Kendall Harger, Associate Pastor of Shiloh Community Church, officiating. Interment will be in Balcom Cemetery. The family will receive friends ath the funeral home Saturday from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimers Research in memory of Lelia Fisher. Arrangements by the Cook Funeral Home, Ionia

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