Athaline S. Fisher Obituary

Athaline S. Fisher

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“...Just to let you know, my thoughts are with you and your family. May God continue to keep and watch over you. ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: Jackie Fenton - Chesapeake, VA

“The Peebles family would like to give their sincere heartfelt sympathies to Karen, Jeff and the family in the passing of your beloved mother. You'll...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Kimberly Peebles - Portsmouth, VA

“Sorry Karen, just heard the news. The Whitaker family would like to express our condolences, our thanks to you for the service you all provided for...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Eddie Whitaker - Framingham, MA

“Jeff my prayers go out to you and your family. Trust in God in everything you do. Please don't hesitate to call me for anything you may need!! Your...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Jason Scott Walker - Newport News, VA

“You have my condolenses on your loss from the Cassell Family. ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: Michael Cassell - Albany, GA

“Dear Karen, I am sorry that I did not know that your mother passed away. I found out at TFDA. Please accept my deepest condolences and my thoughs...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Michael Leonard - Norfolk, VA

“My heartfelt sympathies go out to you Karen in your time of deep sorrow. I walked this road in 2003 and you were there for me. I am here for you. ...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Cynthia Williams - Portsmouth, VA

“Hi Karen, Sorry to hear about your loss. You have my deepest sympathy and may God be with you always. ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: Dollie Wells - Virginia Beach, VA

“Thinking of you and your brother in your time of need. God Bless you and your Family. You are in Pearl and my prayers. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Eugene Simpson - Woodbridge, VA

“May you find comfort in the Lord's blessings and may your special memories always be with you. With deepest sympathy to you and your family at...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Jean - Portsmouth, VA

“Soror Karen I was saddened to learn of the death of your mother. She and my mother, the late Leslie Crocker Long were long time friends. Their...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Regina Long Southall - Chesapeake, VA

“Jeff, Nicole and family -- my condolences and love to you all. ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: Sonya Hopson - Bowie, MD

“I pray that God comfort you in the time of your last.for we know that earth has no sorrow that haven can not heal my God be with you and your family ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: richard - chesapeakel, VA

“Sincere Condolences are extended to the Fisher Family. Our prayers are with you. Steele-Bullock Funeral Home, Portsmouth ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: Paulette Strawbridge - Portsmouth, VA

“Sorry for loss of your mother and just continue to hold on to God unchanging hand. ”
15 of 21 | Posted by: Barbara Weal Clinkscales - VA

“To Karen and family, sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I wll keep you all in prayer, as you go through this difficult time. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: K.M. Carver - Elizabeth City, NC

“My prayers and thoughts are with the family during this time. May God bless you with sweet memories. ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: Cheryl A. Landy - Portsmouth, VA

“So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. God has her in his presence now. May she rest in eternal peace. ”
18 of 21 | Posted by: Vivian Johnson - Virgiia Beach, VA

“May love, peace and the Holy Spirit provide each family member the support needed to move forward. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Rev. Joyce Foster - Suffolk, VA

“We are so sorry to hear about Mrs. Fisher...always in our prayers and hearts.. ”
20 of 21 | Posted by: Debra & Rickey Miller - VA

“Our condolences go out to the Fisher family. Ms. Fisher will always have a special place in our hearts. We love you! God Bless. ”
21 of 21 | Posted by: Reggie & Pat Williams - VA


Athaline S. Fisher, 87 of the 1100 Block of Centre Avenue, transitioned to eternity to meet her husband of 52yrs, John T. Fisher, Jr. in glory on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at 3:55 p.m. She was born in Suffolk, VA, where she was a 1942 graduate of Booker T. Washington High School and then attended Bennett College in Greensboro, NC. Her spiritual affiliation was with Zion Baptist Church where she was a member for over 50 years until her health failed. She was an Emeritus member of the Epicureans, a member of the Merry Makers Club, and Martha Chapter #10 Order of Eastern Star. She leaves to cherish her memory a daughter, Karen Fisher Davis (Glenn), a son Jeffrey T. Fisher (Nichol) a brother, Wilbur "Jack" Sharpe (Marian), grandchildren, Glenia Athleen, Jasmine Tye, Jayda Tenae and Justis Tiara, great grandson Cantrell Eric, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A celebration of her life will be held Monday 12 Noon St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church by Dr. Kelvin Turner, pastor of Zion Baptist Church. The entombment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Chesapeake, VA. Viewing will begin Sunday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. The body will be in church at 11 a.m., on Monday. Fisher Funeral Home, 1520 Effingham Street, Portsmouth, VA.

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