Beatrice Fay Fisher passed away on July 4, 2021, at The Springs, her home in The Dalles, Ore., for the past 11-plus years. She was born on Nov. 3, 1929, in Haines, Ore., to Chester and Hester Nice. The middle child, Bea had an older sister and younger brother who have both preceded her in death.
Bea graduated from Union High School in 1947 and moved to The Dalles in 1953 with her husband, J Newton Fisher, who passed away in 1973.
Bea was a member of The First United Methodist Church and Wasco County Home Extension Service for many years. She delighted in reading, sewing, crocheting, baking, gardening, going to community concerts and traveling with her friends. She made friends easily and was fiercely independent.
Bea is survived by her children, Marilyn Hulsman (Jim) and Neil Fisher; four grandchildren, Erica Stone (Daniel), Tricia Taylor (Sean), Austin Fisher and Alexa Fisher; three great-grandchildren, Taylor and Hayden Stone and Scarlett Taylor; and several nieces and nephews, who include Kathy Ursprung, Russ Brown and Shannon Tatum.
Memorial services will be held on July 16 at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Spencer, Libby and Powell.
Memorial donations can be made to The First United Methodist Church, 305 E. 11th St., The Dalles, OR 97058, or to Macular Degeneration Research, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, PO Box 1952, Clarksburg, MD 20871-1952.