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Date published: 7/24/2014

Burneter W. Fisher

Burneter Ware Fisher, 85, of Fredericksburg passed peacefully into the hands of God on Monday, July 21, 2014, at Reston Hospital Center, with her loving family at her side.

Burneter was born Sept. 24, 1928, to the late Jacob Major Ware Sr. and Marie Holiday Brooks Ware of Partlow, Spotsylvania County.

She will be remembered for her ability to love unconditionally. Mother to many and a friend to those in need, she will be truly missed.

Burneter was preceded in death by Thomas P. Fisher, her husband of 50 years.

Her life will be celebrated by her three sons, Preston E. Fisher, Wendall T. Fisher and wife Kendall Phelps-Fisher and Michael G. Fisher and wife Michelle Williams Fisher; her treasured grandchildren, Lamar, Deschaun, Damien and Michael; six great-grandchildren, Legin, Danielle, Amaya, Isaiah, Kavelle and Carlynn; one sister, Catherine Samuels; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 25, at A.L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home, 200 Butternut Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22408.

A service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at Mount Zion Baptist Church, 309 Wolfe St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to Nannie Bostick Missionary Society, Mount Zion Baptist Church, 309 Wolfe St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401. Interment will be at Quantico National Cemetery.