The Herald Bulletin

Afternoon Update


April 10, 2013

Joan Fisher

May 28, 1926 – April 9, 2013

PENDLETON, Ind. — Joan (Taylor) Fisher, 86, passed away April 9, 2013 at the Rawlins House in Pendleton.

She was born May 28, 1926 in Anderson and was a longtime Markleville resident before moving to Pendleton.

In addition to being a homemaker, Joan was employed at various jobs before retiring from Best Lock in Indianapolis.

She was a 1944 graduate of Anderson High School and was an active member of Markleville North Christian Church for many years.  Joan was a member of Mary Whistler Home Ec Club and enjoyed supporting and attending all her grandchildren’s activities and sporting events.

Survivors include five children, Kathy (husband, Jerry) Coppage of Florida, Greg (wife, Marsha) Fisher of North Carolina, Julie (husband, Randy) Fleetwood of Fishers, Jan Carey, and Kellie (husband, Chris) Schnepp, all of Pendleton; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Janet (husband, Jere) Neely of Greenwood; brother, Frank (wife, Mary Nell) Taylor of Anderson; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by parents, Lewis and Florence (Nealis) Taylor; son-in-law, Kevin Carey; and her husband of 64 years, Frederick R. Fisher.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Lahm Chapel, Pendleton with Pastor John Hackney officiating. Burial will follow in Mechanicsburg Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m., today at Lahm Chapel, Pendleton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Coach Carey Foundation, P.O. Box 85, Pendleton, IN 46064.

Post online condolences at or

Text Only
  • Obituaries: Aug. 21

    Obituaries for Robert Brown, Judy M. Collis, Peggy Lynn Croy, James N. DeVore, William Lee Ferguson, Deena Ann Granger, Carolyn J. Hubbard, Janice M. Mahaney, Frances W. Paddock, Louis Charles Shell, Charles Sparks and Junko VanBuskirk are published in the Thursday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    August 21, 2014

  • Pending obituaries: Aug. 21

    The following pending obituaries are published in the Thursday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    August 21, 2014

  • Funerals: Aug. 21 Funeral services and visitation hours as published in the Thursday edition of The Herald Bulletin.

    August 21, 2014

  • OBT HB0821 Judy Collis - newspaper Judy M. Collis Judy M. (Hysong) Collis, 72, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 at her residence following an extended illness.

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT HB0821 DeVore, James - newspaper James N. DeVore James N. “Jim” DeVore, 73, Orestes, passed away on Tuesday, Aug.19, 2014 at St. Vincent Heart Center in Indianapolis following a brief illness.

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Deena Ann Granger Deena Ann Granger, 66, of Noblesville, died Aug, 18, 2014 at Riverview Health in Noblesville.

    August 21, 2014

  • OBT - HB0821CarolynHubbard0001 Carolyn Hubbard Carolyn J. Hubbard, 92, formerly of Alexandria, passed away on Aug. 20, 2014 at Bethany Pointe Health Campus in Anderson.

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT HB0821Louis Shell Louis Charles Shell Louis Charles Shell, otherwise known as Shell, was born May 16, 1942 to the union of Willie and Alberta Scott Shell in Newport, Ark.

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT HB0821 Charles Sparks Charles Sparks Charles “Chuck” Sparks, 55, of Anderson, passed away August 18, 2014 at his residence.

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT HB0821 Janice Mahaney Janice M. Mahaney Janice M. (Bushong) Mahaney, 76, passed away at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie on Aug. 19, 2014, following an extended illness.

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

Obituary Policy
  • Obituary policy

    The Herald Bulletin publishes local basic obituaries, pending death notices and funeral service listings free of charge. Extended obituaries are offered for a fee. Call your funeral home or The Herald Bulletin at 640-4800 for more information.

    Anonymous The Herald Bulletin Mon, January 27
    1 Photo
More Resources from The Herald Bulletin
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide