Gertrude Madeline “Trudy” Fisher was born on October 3, 1925 to her parents, Henry and Corda Mae Shelton Mason in Mt. Vernon Indiana. She entered eternal life with her daughter, Vicki by her side on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at the age of 95 years at her home in Franklin, Texas.
Gertrude, also known as, “Trudy”, “Gran Gran”, Grandma or Aunt “Gert” married her sweetheart, James Frederick Fisher on March 29, 1947. To this union four children were born and after twenty-five years of marriage, he preceded her in death in 1972.
Trudy was raised Baptist and was the daughter of a Baptist minister. She received Christ at the age of 22 years and after a near fatal car crash in 1955, caused by a drunk driver, she rededicated her life to Christ. She was a member of the Jasper First Assembly of God. She worked the alter, praying for the sick and ministering to the lost. She loved her children unconditionally and instilled some of life’s greatest lessons into them. She led by example. She loved them unconditionally and most importantly dedicated them to Christ. Trudy was a mother, grandmother, prayer warrior and a survivor. The lives she touched will miss her earthly presence but her spirit will live on in their hearts forever. She will always be remembered by all that knew her and her gentle soul full of love.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; her children, James “Jimbo D. Fisher and Linda Gayle Thomas; daughter-in-law, Nancy Lyons Fisher; grandson, Robert L. “Robbie” Thomas, Jr. and great grandson, Baby Frank Thomas
She is survived by:
Daughter, Vicki Wilkins and husband, J.E. and son, Gary “Slim” V. Fisher, Sr., Grandchildren: Gary V. Fisher, Jr.(Twyla), James Allen Fisher, Crystal Lynn Fisher Sonnier, Darra Lea Fisher Spoon (Johnathan, Sr.), Tyler Blake Bailey, Shelly Thomas Hogan Rowe (Patrick), Ranee Lynn Thomas Randall (Rod), James “Jamie” Thomas (Carla Rowland Thomas), James “Bo” Stonewall Fisher (Lisa Williams Fisher), Aletia Marie Wilkins Dubois (Kody), Sara Nicole Wilkins and Granddaughter-in-law, Traci Thomas Great Grandchildren: Zachary Fisher, Maegon Fisher, Aletia Fisher Lung, Chance Krede Spoon, Dylan Kaine Spoon, Jaylyn Paige Spoon, Sierra Louise Spoon, Destin Spoon, Johnathan Spoon, Jr., Jocelyn Spoon, Tristan Spoon, Bella Spoon, Madison Ranee Fisher, Colt Allen Fisher, Leighanna Ranee Hogan Worley (Josh), Keyaira Mashell Hogan, Donald Allen Hogan, Jr. (Rebecca Hale), Kole Timothy Rowe, Madison Gayle Thomas, Jackson Hayes DuBois, Elanor Jean DuBois, Aubrey Rose Thomas, Jacob Robert Thomas, Henry James Thomas, Lillian Paige Thomas, Payton Relynn Thomas, Colby Drake Randall, Gabriel “Gabe” Reed Randall and Savannah Grave Randall Great Great Grandchildren: Declan Cash Fisher, Avery Grace Hogan, Stella Rose Fisher, Sophia Grace Hogan, Brookleigh Ann Worley, Elouisa Moon Weaver, Robin Bloom and Korie Paige Randall
Other relatives: Deanna Becknell Fisher Hallam, Donald H. Hogan, Sr., Rachel Power and Children, Angela Powell Fehring and Children, Stacey Nicole Bailey Hancock and Children, Scott and Christopher Bailey and Children, Tim Lakey, Luci Jones and Chester Ray “PA” Bailey
Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, October 19, 2020 at McCauley Funeral Home Chapel in Franklin. Rodney Box will officiate. Burial will be held at the Maple Hill Cemetery in New Harmony, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Maple Hill Cemetery P.O. Box 340 New Harmony, Indiana 47631 or to the Jasper First Assembly of God 351 Gibson Street Jasper, Texas 75951