Ina Fisher (1924 - 2014)

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Ina M. Fisher


Ina Marie Sheffield "Vernon" Fisher passed away July 3, 2014.

She was born on May 15, 1924, in Judson (Levy County), Florida to James Dudley and Lorena Cannon Sheffield.

Ina married Ted Vernon, and they had two daughters, Beverly Cheryl (Vernon-Ripley) Hurst (Gary) and Brenda Sue (Vernon-Deen) Craft (Ed). She is survived by her daughters, grandchildren James Nelus Ripley (Stephanie), Cecil Deen Craft (Candice), Katherine Victoria (Ripley) Edmonds (Richard), Tracy Craft, Christopher Craft (Emily), Eugenia Hurst Van-Sickle (Alan), 9 great grandchildren, and 3 great, great-grandchildren, with a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. In later years after the passing of her 1st husband Ted, Ina married Henry Frank Fisher, now deceased.

Ina was a native of Levy County and attended school in her younger years in Levy county and Chiefland. She worked with Western Union in her early adult years, as a homemaker, and went on to work in many of the restaurants in Levy and Dixie as a waitress. In her last years of employment she worked with the State of Florida in Trenton (Lancaster Youth Development Center) and Gainesville (Sunland Training Center now Chocatallee). She was a member of First Baptist Church Trenton, Florida.

Ina came to live with her daughter, Brenda, in Milton, FL, in May 2010 and passed away at her home after a lengthy illness.

A Memorial Service will be held at Pleasant Home Baptist Church, Holt, FL, on Saturday, July 26, from 3-4:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Covenant Hospice of Milton or North Center Florida in Ina's memory.

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Published in Pensacola News Journal on July 23, 2014