Salem Funeral Home
120 South Main Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017
- 7 p.m.
Sep 01, 1923 - Dec 16, 2017
Marjorie Rankin Fisher passed away after a short illness on December 16, 2017. She was born to Dr. and Mrs. Samuel W. Rankin in Concord, NC on September 1, 1923. She moved to Winston-Salem with her family in 1927 and lived all her life here.
Marjorie was educated at local schools and graduated from UNC Greensboro. She married William S. Fisher, Jr. on April 10, 1945 who preceded her in death. She is survived by Dr. and Mrs. William Sloan Fisher, III of Winston-Salem, NC and Evans Watkins Fisher of Hickory, NC. A third son, Samuel Rankin Fisher, preceded her in death in 2015. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was a past member of the board for Brenner's Children's Hospital, The Pine Needles Garden Club, and Forsyth Country Club, where she was an avid bridge player. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church for many years, earning the Life Membership for the Women of the church. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice House would honor her.
A family visitation will be held at Salem Funeral Home on Wednesday, December 20 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. A private graveside service will be held for the family.
Online condolences may be made through www.salemfh.com.
2 Corinthians 1:3,4 gives us the assurance that "the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies" is "the God of all comfort" and he "comforts us in all our trials". Please accept my sincere condolences. Always remember God loves you and he cares for you! (Psalm 36:7; 1 Peter 5:7)