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Area Deaths - Jan. 8, 2014

Nancy Simmons Fisher

Nancy Simmons Fisher, born January 20, 1953, passed away January 4, 2014 at her home in Hampton. She was a graduate of Forest Park Senior High, class of 1971. Nancy Simmons Fisher was affectionately called Fancy Nancy by those who knew and loved her well. She fancied all things beautiful and devoted her life to spreading joy to all she met. She loved passionately. She loved her husband, family, friends, animals, her yard, the Beatles, and laughter. Nancy had the ability to light up a room with her mere presence; she was the life of every party, making every occasion a reason to celebrate. Nancy was an eternal optimist, an artist, an entertainer, a gardener, an animal advocate, a comedian and jokester. Fancy Nancy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, friend, and a beloved child of God. She is survived by her husband, Bill Fisher, children, David (Kristina) Fisher and Geri Ann (Greg) Pearson, mother, Agnes Harbin Martin, siblings, Beverly Martin, Matt (Donna) Simmons, Marty (Glad) Simmons, John Simmons, Marlene (Danny) Flynn, and Howard (Patricia) Fisher, 6 grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, beloved pets and scores of friends. Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 7, 2014, 2 p.m. at Jones Memorial United Methodist Church with Dr. Richard Long officiating. Interment Forest Hills Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to one’s local Humane Society. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge. 770-210-2700.

Hiram C. Folds

Hiram C. Folds, of Peachtree City, passed away on January 6, 2014. A service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Morrow on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:30 pm. The family will be accepting friends at the church prior to service from 12:00-1:30 pm. Rev. Phil Gilbert and Rev. David Tew to officiate. Interment to follow at Eastview Cemetery, Conyers, Ga.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Susie Folds; daughter, Jeannie Springfield (Vic) of Peachtree City; sons, Calvin Folds (Jan) of Lake Spivey, Steve Folds of Covington, 6 grandchildren,3 great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephew.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the Good Shepherd Clinic, P.O. Box 6, Morrow, Ga. 30260 or First Baptist Church of Morrow, 1647 Lake Harbin Rd., Morrow, Ga. 30260.

Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow, Ga., 770-961-2828 in charge of arrangements. www.thomasscroggsfuneraldirectors.com