OBITUARY

Patsy Nell Fisher

May 8, 1934July 6, 2018
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Patsy Nell Fisher went to be with her Lord in Heaven on July 6, 2018 while surrounded by her family and listening to her beloved George Strait.

She was born in Dickens County, Texas on May 8, 1934 to Claude and Inez McLaughlin and was a graduate of Lubbock High School.

She was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, the love of her life, Billy Fisher, her parents Claude and Ines McLaughlin, her older sister Evelyn Perkins and her husband Kenneth, her younger brother James Ralph McLaughlin and his wife Connie, and her daughter-in-law Lisa Fisher.

Patsy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, GG, and aunt. She supported all of her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews in every aspect of their lives including Girl Scouts of Lubbock, Coronado, Midland High School, and Texas Tech football, numerous high school and club soccer and softball teams, and motocross.

Patsy was a diehard Red Raider fan. Along with her sister Evelyn she was a season ticket holder for Texas Tech football and men and women’s basketball for over forty years. She was also a member of The Red Raider Club. Patsy, and her late husband, were members of Greenlawn Church of Christ. She worked at the Lubbock Cotton Classing Office, McLaughlin Mfg., and for Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business from where she retired after thirty years of devoted service. Patsy was an avid member of Lubbock Women’s Bowling Leagues, opened her home to numerous foreign exchange students, and was also a member of the Redbud Society. She lived her life in true dedication and service to her family, friends, and her community.

She is survived by her eldest son Jerry Fisher and his wife Darla of Midland. Her only daughter Claudia Fisher, and youngest son Todd Fisher both of Lubbock. She is also survived by her oldest grandson Michael Fisher, his wife Kristina, and their two children Trenton Daniel and Makenna Marie of Midland. Her only granddaughter Charlsa DeLucia, her husband Casen, and their son Jacob Cooper-Fisher of Lubbock. Also by her youngest grandson Jeffery Fisher and his wife Emily of Lubbock.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00PM at Resthaven Funeral Home with services on Wednesday, July 11 at 10:00 AM at Greenlawn Church of Christ. The family would like to thank the staff of Covenant Medical Center’s MICU 5 and Amelida Roset, CNA for their loving care and support during this time. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Alzheimers Association, The Masked Rider Foundation, or Texas Tech’s Athletic Department.

  • FAMILY

  • Claude and Inez McLaughlin, Paretnts
  • Billy Fisher, Husband
  • James Ralph and wife Connie McLaughlin, Brother
  • Evelyn and husband Kenneth Perkins, Sister
  • Lisa Fisher, Daughter-in-law
  • Jerry Fisher and wife Darla, Son
  • Claudia and her son Todd Fisher, Daughter
  • Michael Fisher, wife Kristina and their two children Trenton Daniel and Makenna Marie, Grandson
  • Jeffery Fisher and wife Emily, Grandson
  • Charlsa DeLucia, husband Casen and their son Jacob Cooper-Fisher, Granddaughter
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Michael Fisher
  • Trenton Fishter
  • Casen DeLucia
  • Jeffery Fisher
  • Kyle Waggnor
  • Kenneth Graves

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Vistiation Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 11, 2018

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Officiating, Interment
REMEMBERING

Patsy Nell Fisher

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Charlton Northington

July 11, 2018

Dear Fisher family:

So sorry to hear of Patsy's passing. I have so many fond memories of my time with your family - she was always the cornerstone, bringing joy and sincere friendship to each encounter. In specific, I am grateful for her friendship and to love she extended and shared with my mother. God bless the entire family, and I know you now rejoice in the comfort and glorious surroundings of her new home, Wreck'em TECH and to God be the the glory!

Charlton Northington

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Biography

      Patsy Nell Fisher was known as many things to many people. She was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. To family and friends who knew her best, Patsy will be remembered as a very exceptional person.

       She was born on May 18, 1934 in McAdoo, Texas and was the daughter of Claude and Ines McLaughlin. She was raised with two siblings, brother James and sister Evelyn. She and her siblings experienced all sorts of things together. They shared the typical rivalry that every family experiences but they were grateful to have one another.

      A typical teenager, Patsy had a fairly happy high school experience, making that critical transition from adolescence to adulthood. She graduated from Lubbock High School. She enjoyed some classes more than others, having favorite subjects and teachers.

       Empathic and loyal, Patsy was committed to making her new family happy. She exchanged wedding vows with the love of her life, Billy Fisher.  Together they shared a 60 year marriage.  Patsy worked hard to be a good mother to her children and she did her best to fulfill their needs. Patsy was blessed with three children, sons Jerry and Todd, and daughter Claudia. Another blessing for Patsy was the gift of three grandchildren, Michael, Charlsa and Jeffery.

      Fortunately, Patsy enjoyed what she did for a living. Showing a strong work ethic, Patsy worked diligently and did her best to succeed in her career. His primary occupation was bookkeeping. She worked at the Lubbock Cotton Classing Office, McLaughlin Mfg., and for Texas Tech University’s Rawls College of Business from where she retired after thirty years of devoted service. Patsy always sought to be a team player, doing what was necessary in order to get the job done.

      Patsy found pleasure in sports. Patsy was also something of a sports fan and enjoyed following her favorite events whenever she had the chance to do so. Patsy was a diehard Red Raider fan. Along with her sister Evelyn she was a season ticket holder for Texas Tech football and men and women’s basketball for over forty years. She was also a member of The Red Raider Club. .

      Throughout her life, Patsy was a doer and was always actively involved in professional and community organizations. Patsy was an avid member of Lubbock Women’s Bowling Leagues, opened her home to numerous foreign exchange students, and was also a member of the Redbud Society. She lived her life in true dedication and service to her family, friends, and her community.

      Patsy was a woman who took pride in upholding her beliefs. So it is little wonder that Patsy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, GG, and aunt. She supported all of her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews in every aspect of their lives including Girl Scouts of Lubbock, Coronado, Midland High School, and Texas Tech football, numerous high school and club soccer and softball teams, and motocross.
     
 Patsy’s faith was important to her. She, and her late husband, was a member of Green Lawn Church of Christ.

      Patsy passed away on July 6, 2018 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. She is survived by her eldest son Jerry Fisher and his wife Darla; her only daughter Claudia Fisher, and youngest son Todd Fisher. She is also survived by her oldest grandson Michael Fisher, his wife Kristina, and their two children Trenton Daniel and Makenna Marie. Her only granddaughter Charlsa DeLucia, her husband Casen, and their son Jacob Cooper-Fisher. Also by her youngest grandson Jeffery Fisher and his wife Emily. Services were held at Green Lawn Church of Christ. Patsy was laid to rest in Restahaven Memorial Park in Lubbock, Texas.

      Simply stated, Patsy was a good and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by her family and friends as being a caring and giving person, someone who was a vital part of their lives. Patsy leaves behind her a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life she touched will always remember Patsy Nell Fisher.