Larry Fisher


Larry Lee Fisher, age 73, of Sylva, N,C., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020.

He was born on Nov. 21, 1946, in Jackson County to the late Grover Lee and Avainell Horsley Fisher.

He retired from Jackson Paper mill after many years as a boiler operator. Larry enjoyed farming and gospel/bluegrass music.

Larry will be dearly missed by his loving children, David (Aileen), Scott, Becky (Chris) Sellers; siblings, Richard, Dwight (Darlene); sister-in-law, Linda; grandchildren, Courtney, Trenton, Shealyn; and great-grandchild, Lane.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 49 years, Ella Mae Monteith; and brother, J.C.

The family received friends from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Appalachian Funeral Services, Sylva.

A funeral service took place at noon, with Revs. J.D. Grant and Earl Holden officiating.

Graveside services followed at Lauada Cemetery, Bryson City, N.C.