Mrs. Ruth Buckner Fisher, 84, of Bartlesville, died at 10:48 P.M. on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the Heritage Villa Nursing Center.
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Funeral services for Mrs. Fisher were held at 11 A.M. Saturday, September 21, 2013 in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ross Atkins of the Bartlesville Church of God officiating. Interment was in the Memorial Park Cemetery directed by the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
A memorial has been established and those who wish may send their contributions to Elder Care, 1223 S.E. Swan Drive, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 74006.
Mrs. Fisher was born at Bernice, Oklahoma on February 1, 1929 the daughter of Noah Otto Buckner and Cloe Elizabeth (Potter) Buckner. She grew up and received her education on Monkey Island and at Miami, Oklahoma. Following her high school graduation she came to Bartlesville where she attended Bartlesville Business College and was employed with Phillips Petroleum Company. She was married to Henry Edgar Fisher on April 3, 1948 at Miami, Oklahoma. They made their home at Miami until moving to Bartlesville in 1955 where Mr. Fisher was employed with Phillips Petroleum Company until his retirement. Mrs. Fisher later returned to the work force with Phillips Petroleum Company and the Frank Phillips Foundation until her retirement. Mrs. Fisher was an expert seamstress who assisted a number of local people with her seamstress skills and was a member of the Bartlesville Church of God.
Mrs. Fisher is survived by two sons, Terry K. Fisher and his wife Kathy of Tulsa, Kevin B. Fisher and his wife Robin of Houston, Texas, one brother, Tommy Buckner of Manteca, California, one sister, Doris Wilson of Portland, Oregon, six grandchildren, Kristin Wier, Abigail Fisher, Terry Kent Fisher Jr., Emma Kate Fisher, Grace Fisher and Walker Fisher, and one great grandson, Jude Wier. Mrs. Fisher was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Edgar Fisher on October 7, 2002 and by her parents.
Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org.
Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory
1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard Bartlesville, OK 74006
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Sept. 22 to Oct. 21, 2013