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Gayland Fisher Sr.

June 24, 1947 — January 5, 2023

Gayland Lynn Fisher, Sr, passed from this life, Thursday, January 5, 2023 at his home with his loving wife Sharlotte and family by his side. Gayland was born on June 24, 1947 in Lee County Arkansas to Floyd and Emma (Hicks) Fisher. He was 75 years old.

Gayland was a hard worker but gentle soul who loved his family and most of all his great-grandchildren. He was an avid hunter, and also enjoyed trapping. Gayland was a member of the Haw Creek Baptist Church.

Gayland leaves behind to cherish her memory, his wife Sharlotte of Nella, Arkansas; one daughter, Emily and spouse Johnny Gossett of Nella, Arkansas; one son, Lynn and spouse Lisa of Poteau, Oklahoma. Grandpa will forever remain in the hearts of his five grandchildren: Randall (Sabrina) Gossett, Matthew (Jessica) Fisher, Megan (Jonathon) Fisher, Quiency Pate, Attacus Pate and his eleven great-grandchildren: Rrya, Evelyn, Tristen, Kilani, Taylor, Linux and Quientin Gossett and Keeley and Kendrick Tyson and Luke and Macie Fisher; one brother Benny (Linda) Fisher of Hackett, Arkansas and one sister Bertha (Wayne) Flahrity of Roe, Arkansas.

Gayland was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Emma Fisher and three sisters: Agnes McNair, Juanita Martin and Emmajean Barnes.

Gayland's life celebration will be at 11:00 am. Saturday, January 14, 2023 at the Haw Creek Baptist Church in Waldron, Arkansas with Rev. Billy Harwell officiating with Rev. John Elmore, Bro. Mike Ragsdale and Bro. Ben Fisher. Interment will follow in Fishers Cemetery in Black Fork, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Gayland's pallbearers will be Matt Fisher, Mike Ragsdale, Gary Clepper, JD Clepper, Blake Wright and Cody Holland. Honorary pallbearers will be Mac Lee and Lenny Lott.

Gayland's visitation will be on Friday, January 13, 2023 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

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Friday, January 13, 2023

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