October 6, 2003

Florence Elizabeth Risher

Florence Elizabeth Kahrs (Betty) Risher, 81, of Stockbridge, died Oct. 3, 2003. She was born Sept. 17,1922, in Charleston, S.C., to the late Albert J. and Vivian Kahrs. She was preceded in death by her husband, Col. James F. Risher Jr., USAF, Ret.

Surviving are her sons, James F. and Joan E. Risher of McDonough, Joseph K. and Susan Risher of Stone Mountain; grandsons James F. Risher IV, Michael Risher.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6, from the chapel of Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors with the Rev. Rachel Knowles officiating. Interment will be in Arlington Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, P.O. Box 1992, Savannah, Ga. 31402-1992. The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannon-cleveland.com.

Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors, (770) 914-1414, is handling arrangements.