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Plains Edition Obituaries for 1-22-11

Olive S. Neal, 99, formerly of Tryon, died Jan. 4, 2011, in Grove, Okla.

She was born May 9, 1911, in Overton to William and Martha Haskins-Lockhart. She grew up in the Overton area.

In February 1931 she married Russell Fisher. The couple moved around a lot before making their final move to Tryon.

They managed the Big Blue Stem Ranch north of Tryon.

Later in life she attended Chadron State and Kearney State Teachers’ College. She taught rural school and she also sold Avon for many years. After retiring from the ranch they moved into Tryon. In 1977 Russell passed away.

On Sept. 19, 1987, she married Jack Neal. He passed away in 1999.

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She loved the Lord and was a life-long Christian. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Maxwell, the United Methodist Church in Tryon, and the Hall Church. She belonged to the Helping Hands Club, the Nebraska Teachers’ Association and the Retired Teachers’ Association.

She enjoyed crocheting and she loved to read.

Survivors include her son, Ron (Linda) Fisher of Grove, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; an infant daughter, Leila Fisher; two sons William Fisher and James Fisher; three sisters, Susie Bond, Anna Lockhart, and Nell Swayze; and two brothers, Royalin Lockhart and William Henry Lockhart Jr.; and two grandchildren.

Olive S. Neal, 99, formerly of Tryon, died Jan. 4, 2011, in Grove, Okla.

She was born May 9, 1911, in Overton to William and Martha Haskins-Lockhart. She grew up in the Overton area.

In February 1931 she married Russell Fisher. The couple moved around a lot before making their final move to Tryon.

They managed the Big Blue Stem Ranch north of Tryon.

Later in life she attended Chadron State and Kearney State Teachers’ College. She taught rural school and she also sold Avon for many years. After retiring from the ranch they moved into Tryon. In 1977 Russell passed away.

On Sept. 19, 1987, she married Jack Neal. He passed away in 1999.

She loved the Lord and was a life-long Christian. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Maxwell, the United Methodist Church in Tryon, and the Hall Church. She belonged to the Helping Hands Club, the Nebraska Teachers’ Association and the Retired Teachers’ Association.

She enjoyed crocheting and she loved to read.

Survivors include her son, Ron (Linda) Fisher of Grove, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; an infant daughter, Leila Fisher; two sons William Fisher and James Fisher; three sisters, Susie Bond, Anna Lockhart, and Nell Swayze; and two brothers, Royalin Lockhart and William Henry Lockhart Jr.; and two grandchildren.

Olive S. Neal, 99, formerly of Tryon, died Jan. 4, 2011, in Grove, Okla.

She was born May 9, 1911, in Overton to William and Martha Haskins-Lockhart. She grew up in the Overton area.

In February 1931 she married Russell Fisher. The couple moved around a lot before making their final move to Tryon.

They managed the Big Blue Stem Ranch north of Tryon.

Later in life she attended Chadron State and Kearney State Teachers’ College. She taught rural school and she also sold Avon for many years. After retiring from the ranch they moved into Tryon. In 1977 Russell passed away.

On Sept. 19, 1987, she married Jack Neal. He passed away in 1999.

She loved the Lord and was a life-long Christian. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Maxwell, the United Methodist Church in Tryon, and the Hall Church. She belonged to the Helping Hands Club, the Nebraska Teachers’ Association and the Retired Teachers’ Association.

She enjoyed crocheting and she loved to read.

Survivors include her son, Ron (Linda) Fisher of Grove, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; an infant daughter, Leila Fisher; two sons William Fisher and James Fisher; three sisters, Susie Bond, Anna Lockhart, and Nell Swayze; and two brothers, Royalin Lockhart and William Henry Lockhart Jr.; and two grandchildren.

Olive S. Neal, 99, formerly of Tryon, died Jan. 4, 2011, in Grove, Okla.

She was born May 9, 1911, in Overton to William and Martha Haskins-Lockhart. She grew up in the Overton area.

In February 1931 she married Russell Fisher. The couple moved around a lot before making their final move to Tryon.

They managed the Big Blue Stem Ranch north of Tryon.

Later in life she attended Chadron State and Kearney State Teachers’ College. She taught rural school and she also sold Avon for many years. After retiring from the ranch they moved into Tryon. In 1977 Russell passed away.

On Sept. 19, 1987, she married Jack Neal. He passed away in 1999.

She loved the Lord and was a life-long Christian. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Maxwell, the United Methodist Church in Tryon, and the Hall Church. She belonged to the Helping Hands Club, the Nebraska Teachers’ Association and the Retired Teachers’ Association.

She enjoyed crocheting and she loved to read.

Survivors include her son, Ron (Linda) Fisher of Grove, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; an infant daughter, Leila Fisher; two sons William Fisher and James Fisher; three sisters, Susie Bond, Anna Lockhart, and Nell Swayze; and two brothers, Royalin Lockhart and William Henry Lockhart Jr.; and two grandchildren.