Josephine Fisher Hamilton

Published 1:13 pm Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Josephine Fisher Hamilton died on July 30, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her family.

She was born July 13, 1932 in Rowan County, daughter of the late Jonas F. Fisher and Edna Fleming Fisher. She attended Rowan County Schools and was a homemaker.  She was married to Jacob Hamilton, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by: 4 brothers, William L. Fisher, James A. Fisher, Samuel L. Fisher, and Jonas F. “Johnny” Fisher Jr.; 3 sisters, Edna B. Scott, Catherine Imes  and Naomi Fisher.

She enjoyed fishing, cooking, game shows, and completing crossword puzzles.  Although she had no children of her own, she took Melissa, a niece, to be her own, and also Melissa’s children and grandchildren.

Survivors: a sister, Maggie F. Bailey of Statesville; 2 sisters-in-law, Margaret H. Fisher of Mt. Ulla and Juanita D. Fisher of Woodleaf; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

A service of remembrance will be held on Friday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. at Graham Funeral Home in Mocksville. Minister Reba Imes will officiate and burial will follow in Rock Hill Church of Christ Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home 30 minutes before the service.