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Joyce Dee Fisher Free

Obituary Date: Sunday 10th January 2021

Joyce Dee Fisher Free, age 79 of the Stonepile Community, Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at her residence.

Born in Howard County, Indiana on April 19, 1941, she was a daughter of the late John E. & Martha Boone Fisher. Joyce was a 1995 graduate of North Georgia Technical College where she received her Associate Degree in nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse and retired with Habersham Home with over 30 years of dedicated service. In her spare time, Joyce enjoyed flower gardening, feeding the birds, as well as spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren. She was a faithful member of Macedonia Baptist Church.

Joyce was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her twin sister, Janice Wilburn; sister, Jean Shepherd; and brother, Johnny Fisher.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Nelson Free of the Stonepile Community, Clarkesville, GA; sons & daughters-in-law, Randy & Karola Free of Darlington, SC; Mike & Sandra Free, Shane & Tina Free all of Clarkesville, GA; grandchildren, Riley & Beth Free, Stephanie & Dave Johnson, Dakota & Casey Dodd, Dylan Free, Drake Free, Hali & Drew Branson, Jennifer & Caleb Tyler, Sara Free; great-grandchildren, Zander Free, Lily Free, Ellie May Johnson, Kenli Jarrard, Kayli Jarrard, Kori Jarrard, Karalai Jarrard, Karagan Branson, Elijah Branson, Dane Tyler, Glori Tyler, & Lillian Dodd; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Mike Free & Rev. Ronnie Powell officiating. Interment will follow in the Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until the service hour on Thursday.

An online guest registry is available at

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

Funeral Date
01/14/2021 at 3:00PM
Funeral Home
Hillside Memorial Chapel and Gardens
5495 Highway 197 S, PO Box 305, Clarkesville 30523