Clara Kathryn Fisher
October 18, 1928 – May 14, 2020
Clara Kathryn Fisher was born in Jasper, Indiana on October 18, 1928. She was taken to heaven while sleeping peacefully on May 14, 2020. Kathryn was the daughter of the Reverend Edward Byrd and Clara von Graf Byrd. Kathryn studied piano and organ and while in high school, performed each Sunday as an organist for her father’s services. She attended Parsons College and received her RN degree in geriatric nursing from the Presbyterian Nursing School, Chicago, IL. She became the charge nurse at a New Hampshire nursing home. She was a devoted wife to the Reverend Doctor George Thomas Fisher for 67 years. She also assisted her husband in weekly worship services as an organist and as piano accompanist for the 4H tri-state regional champion La Prairie Township Chorus. She loved studying the Bible and led a weekly Bible study for congregational women. Kathryn was the mother of four children – Emily Weingarth, Herbert Fisher, Amy Evans, Forrest Fisher – the grandmother of 8 grandchildren – and great-grandmother of 7 great-grandchildren. Kathryn was always a lady and a true friend to all who knew her. She served the needs of others with dignity, grace, and a wonderful sense of humor.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 11:00 am at Clarks Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, with Rev. Janet Greene officiating.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is serving the Fisher family. Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.
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