Versa Fisher

Obituary of Versa Fisher


Versa Mae Fisher, age 96, of South Corning, died Saturday, April 29, 2017 at home.

Versa was born October 17, 1920 in Lacey, AR to Man Reed and Lizzy (Spencer) Daniels.  She was predeceased by her husband James H. Fisher; daughter, Lucille Bailey. Versa was retired from Corning Glass Works.

Versa was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.  “Mrs. Versy” was known for her big hats, being choir mother, Sunday School Teacher, Senior Choir, Prayer Band Group, Senior Missionary Team and Trustee.   She was always well dressed, an excellent cook and baker. 

She is survived by one son,  William Fisher of Painted Post; step-daughter, Johnnie Mae Cadwell of Kansas City, KS; grandchildren, Anita (Addist) Bennett of Canandaigua; Tina Greene of Painted Post, Thomas Anthony (Val) Fisher of Corning, William (Korina) Kirby of Corning, Terrance of Hartford, CT, April Renee Thomas of Corning, Brian Hokes of Corning, Karen Hokes of Kansas, Debbie Hokes of Arkansas; 23 great grandchildren; 14 great great grandchildren; sister, Maxine (Paul) Sulek and a host of family and friends.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, May 5th from 10 - 12 Noon at Friendship Baptist Church, 120 Pearl Street in Corning where funeral services will follow at 12:00 Noon.  Burial will be in Hope Cemetery Annex.

Versa’s family entrusted her care to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc.