Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Ethel Yearick Fisher

08/24/1929 - 07/15/2018

Ethel Yearick Fisher, age 88 of Murphy, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 at her home.

Ethel was a native of Centre County, PA. She was a daughter of the late George and Ruby Frazier Yearick. Ethel was a member of Murphy First United Methodist Church and the Grape Creek Homemakers. She was an avid reader and enjoyed crafting.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, June Walizer and Sarabelle Yearick; brother, Homer Yearick; grandson, Daniel McCullough and daughter-in-law, Carole Fisher.

Ethel is survived by her husband of 70 years, Harold Fisher; son, Tom Fisher; daughters, Brenda Ross and husband Jim, Catharine Brown and husband Terry and Lori McCullough and husband Robert; brother, George Yearick; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 4 pm, Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Ken Yearick will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 3-4 pm, Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Erlanger Murphy Medical Center, Women's Auxiliary, 3990 E Hwy 64 Alt, Murphy, NC 28906.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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