FISHER, Nellie Marie Akman, 90, of Wheeling, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.
She was born April 23, 1923, in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late Tony and Velma Meller Akman.
Mrs. Fisher was a graduate of the former Triadelphia High School and was formerly employed, for many years, as a clerk at the former A & P Grocery Store in Elm Grove, WV. She was a member of the Roney's Point Presbyterian Church.
Nellie enjoyed farming with her husband.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, William Ross Fisher in 1998; and a sister, Anna Oaks.
Surviving are a sister, Velma Sheets of Valley Grove, WV; a niece, Deborah Ann Craig of Triadelphia, WV; two nephews, Chester T. Sheets and his wife, Kyleann of West Alexander, PA, and Michael Sheets of Valley Grove, WV; great-nieces and great-nephews, Laura Lyle and her husband, Scott; Roi Ann Huonker and her husband, Matt, and Seth Craig and his fiancee, Jen; three great-great- nieces and nephews, Ella, Eden Huonker and Evan Lyle; and a special friend, Loretta Haswell.
Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311), where services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, with Darrin Jones officiating. Interment in West Alexander Cemetery, West Alexander, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Roney's Point Presbyterian Church, RD 1 Box 340, Triadelphia, WV 26059; or to the Ohio County Animal Shelter, 7011 National Road, Triadelphia, WV 26059.
The family would like to offer their thanks to I.C.U. nurses and doctors at Ohio Valley Medical Center.
Personal condolences may be offered to the family at www.kepnerfuneral.com.