Thelma Risher, 87 of Heidelberg, Ms. Died on Monday December 2, 2013 at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Thursday December 5, 2013 at Philadelphia Methodist Church in Jasper County, MS. Burial will be in Philadelphia Methodist Church Cemetery. Rev. Mark Covington and Rev. Mark Barfield. Visitation will be from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Wednesday at Memory Chapel Funeral Home. The body will be placed in the church at 9:00am.
She was a homemaker. She was a member of Philadelphia Methodist Church. Her favorite saying was a cake or pie would fix anything.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam Risher, Sr. Four sisters, Frances Brewer, Lucile Green, Mary Sue Goddard, Betty Morgan. Seven brothers: Hubert McCormick, Elvin McCormick, Carl McCormick, Paul McCormick, Billy McCormick, Jerry Lightsey, George McCormick.
She is survived by two sons and daughters in law: Sam Risher, Jr. and wife Martha of Heidelberg, and W. F. (Hank) Risher and wife Linda of Sandersville. Two daughters and a son in law: Beverly Walley and husband Billy of Picayune, and Letitia Risher of Heidelberg. Grandchildren: Melissa Houston, Brad Risher, Allison Sinclair, LeAnn Culberton, Lacey Pittman and Will Walley. Six great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Guy Morgan, Buddy Sauls, Buddy Dixon, Terry Stephenson, Billy McCellan, George Stephenson, John Risher
Memory Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel is in charge of the arrangements.