Viola Joyce "Bugs" Fisher
November 8, 1956  -  October 11, 2018

Viola Joyce "Bugs" Fisher

Chapel of Hope
3321 N. Dal Paso
Hobbs, NM  88240
Monday, October 15, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Funeral Service
Chapel of Hope
3321 N. Dal Paso St.
Hobbs, NM  88240
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
10:00 am
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Prairie Haven Memorial Park
2201 E. Stanolind
Hobbs, NM  88240
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St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital
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Memphis, TN  38105
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Viola “Bugs” Joyce Fisher, 61, passed away peacefully on October 11, 2018, at her home surrounded by family. Viola was born on November 8th, 1956 in Buckhannon, WV to Leonard and Delores Bender. She married the love of her life, Ben Fisher, on August 17, 1973. They celebrated 45 years together.

She is survived by her husband Ben Fisher; her two children; Travis Fisher (Brandi) and Tina Fisher. She was an amazing grandmother to six grandchildren, Stormie Grimes (Hunter), Travis Fisher, Savhannah Aldrete, Stephanie Haggerton, Jonah Morales and Jordan Morales.

She is also survived by her mother, sisters; Barbara Bender-Simmons (Garry), Janet Bender (Bob), Kathy Haymond (Emmett) and brothers Danny Bender (Diane), Ronnie Bender, Donzel Bender (Teresa), Randall Scott Bender (Chasity), bother-in-law Kenny Haymond, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Viola was preceded in death by her grandparents; Roy and Delphia Woods, Sarah and Lonnie Bender, a sister; Naomi Bender, father; Leonard Bender and step-father Hartzel Bender.


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  1. Janet Bender
    salem, WV

    Sister! I'm going to miss you so much. May God Bless your family You have truly been an inspiration to all of us. I Love You So very Much. Life will truly be different without my Dose Of Sister. Love and Prayers .

  2. Manola Gunn
    Hobbs, NM

    Ben, I always looked forward to visiting with you and Viola at the shop. She was a sweet person. Always had nice things to say You were both so good to Savanna when she was a child. She has good memories of those days. God bless you and yours.

  3. Reber Family
    Hobbs, NM

    We are thinking about you with our hearts and remembering you in our prayers!! We know the Lord will be close to you during this difficult time!! ♥️♥️

  4. Duane (Mike) Kaplan
    Clarksburg, WV

    Janet and Family I wanted to send my thoughts and prayers to the family. May God Bless you all and guide you through these tough times.

  5. Betty Barnett
    Hobbs, NM

    She was a sweet lady and will be missed! My heart and prayers go out to you all!

  6. Dorothy Motz
    Salem, WV

    Go rest high "Sis" now you are at peace. Praying for you loved ones during this very difficult time. Love you! Your "Sis" from the hills

  7. Sylvia and Rene Cantu
    Hobbs, NM

    Our love and prayers are with you and your sweet family during this time. Lifting your family up in prayer for God to strengthen, comfort, and surround you with His love and peace! We will miss her smile and sense of humor!

  8. Marsha Nutter
    Webster Springs, WV

    Thought and prayers.

  9. Lorene House
    Webster Springs, WV

    My sincere thoughts and prayers are with you family. Buggs is a winner for sure and will truly be missed. A loving legacy she has left and I am so thankful to have been a part of her life. Love to all

  10. Barbara and Garry Simmons
    Lodi, OH

    Miss you always sis!love you deeply

  11. Eric Wolford
    Salem, WV

    Aunt bugs u will be missed lots love you guys

  12. Larry and Kathy Baker
    Sulphur Springs, TX

    Our love and prayers are with all of you. Viola was a wonderful woman and the very best mother in law that Brandi could have. I thank her and love her for that and she will be missed terribly.

  13. Deb Fisher Gleason
    Lawton, OK

    I am so sorry for your loss, Ben.

  14. Karen Deen
    Hobbs, NM

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family

  15. Judy Taylor
    Hobbs, NM

    Travis and Brandi, I'm so sorry to learn of your Mom's passing. Praying for comfort and sweet memories for you all.

  16. Lisa Wolford
    Salem, WV

    Very sorry for your loss. Love and miss you Aunt Bugs.

  17. Jannece Colon
    Alamogordo, NM

    Our love, prayers, and thoughts are with you all during this time! Bugs was a great lady and will be missed by many! Rest in peace beautiful lady!!

  18. Brittany Bender
    Wheeling, WV

  19. Sherry Valure
    Philippi, NM

    Love you guys! I’m so sorry. Aunt Buggs was one of the sweetest women ever.

  20. Linda (Simmons)Cochran
    Wellington, OH

    Prayers for God to comfort you and all the family. I will always remember her in school as a sweet and nice girl.

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