This is the obituary for my 2nd great-grandmother, May (Richards) Fisher. It was published in the Vidette-Messenger, February 25, 1959 on page 6.
Obituary for Mrs. William Green Fisher
Mrs. W. G. Fisher
HEBRON – Mrs. May Fisher, 92, Kouts, died Tuesday night in Porter Memorial hospital where she had been a patient for five weeks.
Born Nov. 5, 1866, near Hebron, she was the daughter of Benjamin and Anna (Smith) Richards. She was married Nov. 1, 1898 to W. G. Fisher, who died July 11, 1918. A son, John, also preceded her in death.
She had been living with a daughter, Mrs. Jennie Fitzgerald, in Kouts.
Surviving are Mrs. Fitzgerald; three sons, Earl of Momence, Ill., Albert of Kouts, and Samuel of Hebron; 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one step-grandchild.
Services will be held at 2 pm Friday in phillips Funeral home. The Rev. Robert Pinsky, Hebron Christian church, will officiate, and burial will be in Hebron cemetery.
Friends may call from 6:30pm Thursday until services.