OBITUARY

Emily Fisher Manley

March 22, 1930April 6, 2021

CHAPIN – Emily Fisher Manley (nee Rotureau), 91, passed away from natural causes and went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Mrs. Manley was born on Duncan Street in Shandon on March 22, 1930 to Jacob Bennett Rotureau Sr. and Hazel Veronee Rotureau. She graduated from Dreher High School in 1947 and married J. Bruce Fisher on April 24, 1949. They were married for 50 years until his death in 1999. She was married to Marvin Manley of Clinton until his death in 2014. Mrs. Manley managed and later became owner of the family business, Rotureau Electric Company, located in both Greenville and Columbia. She was a faithful and active member of Salem United Methodist Church in Ballentine for many years.

Mrs. Manley was predeceased by two brothers and a sister; a son, James “Jimmy” Bruce Fisher Jr.; and three grandchildren: Ben Fisher of Myrtle Beach, and Ryan Timmerman and Justin Timmerman of Chapin. Mrs. Manley will always be remembered for her love of and devotion to her extended family, her joyful and energetic spirit, and her love of dancing – especially the Shag.

She is survived by son, David B. Fisher (Andrea) of Columbia; daughter, Maria Fisher Timmerman (Tony) of Chapin; grandchildren, James Bradford Fisher (Kimberly), Emily Fisher Ellis (Andy), Anna Grace Fisher Burke (Eric), David Bennett Fisher Jr., Bruce Wynton Timmerman; great-grandchildren, McKinley Fisher and Thomas Burke.

A funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, April 8, 2021, at Salem United Methodist Church, with burial in the churchyard. The family will receive friends one hour prior at the church. Limited seating and mask are required.

Memorials may be made to Salem United Methodist Church, 1321 Salem Church Road, Irmo, SC 29063 or Epworth Children’s Home, 2900 Millwood Avenue, Columbia, SC 29205. Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, is assisting the family. Memories may be shared at www.dunbarfunerals.com.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 8, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, April 8, 2021

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Nicole DeYoung

April 7, 2021

Enjoyed sitting on the sidelines with this great lady watching her grandson Bruce, play baseball! We had fun sharing stories and laughing!
Maria she was truly a gem!

Margaret DeCarrico Morris

April 7, 2021

Mrs. Emily lived life in such a gracious and loving manner. I still see her beautiful smile in my mind. She loved and was loved. David and Maria and your beautiful families, you have my deepest sympathy in your loss. I celebrate her earthly life and now, her eternal life. I care! Fondly, Margaret

Ruth Anne Fisher-Wood

April 7, 2021

So many wonderful memories of fun times and a lot of great food..the memories are endless but holidays were so special as well as summers on the dock and many Shrine Conventions...

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY