Christine Coates Fisher

November 18, 1930 - September 30, 2022
Christine Coates Fisher

Christine Coates Fisher passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family on September 30, 2022, at the age of 91. She was born on November 18, 1930, in Inman, SC to Luther B. Coates and Gennieve A. Coates. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of nearly 70 years, Herman Fisher, and two sons, Michael Fisher and David Fisher. Moving to Hendersonville as a young adult, she graduated from Flat Rock High School. After marrying Herman, they moved to Charlotte, NC where her five children were born. After moving back to Hendersonville in 1970, she became a member of French Broad Baptist Church where she was active in the women’s ministry as well as the choir and numerous prayer groups and bible studies. In addition to raising five children, she worked in the dental office of Dr. James Kessaris until retiring in 2006.

Christine is survived by two daughters, Beverly Davis (Allan) of Mills River and Melinda Pryor (Bob) of Charlotte and a son Jeffrey Fisher of Mills River. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Brandon Johnson (Kathy), Ashley Raines (Freddie), Kara Laws (Trae), Kasey Fisher (Jeff), Ben Pryor (Sarah) and eleven great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 5th at 2:00pm at French Broad Baptist Church with a graveside service preceding. Family will receive friends at a reception after the service.

The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the staff of Four Season’s Hospice of Hendersonville and to Christine’s friend and caregiver, Barbara Poppleton. Memorials may be made in her honor to Four Season’s Hospice by clicking the following link:


Memorial Service

Wednesday, October 5, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

French Broad Baptist Church - Directions
182 Grandview Lane
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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  • October 04, 2022
    Jim& Pam Kessaris says:
    Christine was a beautiful woman in every regard ! A faithful and honest staff member, always with a smile on her face!! Feel blessed to have had such a lovely and positive person in our lives - an angel in disguise 🙏. Peace and happiness to her family.

  • October 04, 2022
    Debbie Moore says:
    Christine was delightful to know. When we were at French Broad, she always had a smile on her face, rich laughter, and the kindest of hearts. We are blessed to have known and be loved by her. Curt and Debbie Moore

  • October 03, 2022
    Monisa Harris says:
    I always loved Aunt Christine. She was a true jewel and a wonderful wife and mother. My mom (Mary Fisher) and I send love and hugs to her family. Monisa (Fisher) Harris

  • October 03, 2022
    Jeffrey Johnson says:
    She was a faithful wife and mother and also a faithful follower of Jesus. Now she gets to be with Him forever more, surely hearing those words, “Well done good and faithful servant”!

  • October 03, 2022
    Anne says:
    My prayers are with you and your family...God bless you all..