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Charity D. Fisher

Published: 12/07/2012

Charity D. Fisher passed away at Newport Health and Rehabilitation Center on December 7, 2012.

She was born March 2, 1918, in Cocke County to Charles and Mary Devore.

Charity belonged to First United Methodist Church in Newport. She loved attending Sunday School in the Ladies Bible Class, where she served as longtime treasurer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Buddy Fisher, brother Elbert Devore, and sisters Edna Devore, Connie Phillips, Lena Williams, Stella Haynes, and Myrtle Devore.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Pat and L. C. Gregg, grandchildren Chris Shoopman and husband Steve and Todd Gregg and wife Susanne; great-grandchildren Mandi Crusenberry, Cara Gregg, Kayla Smith, Todd Shoopman and Sheena Hunley and husband Zack; great-great-grandchild Landon Hunley; several nieces and nephews, and friend and companion Virginia Blazer.

The funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rick Spell and Rev. Marta Cogburn officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Wednesday prior to the funeral services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Ladies Bible Class of First United Methodist Church, 212 Washington Avenue, Newport, TN. 37821.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge


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