Debra ‘Deb’ King Fisher

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Debra “Deb” King Fisher, 63, of Marshall, formerly of Sumter, S.C., died Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at her home.

A wake and living wake will be held for Deb and Jeanette Klinge from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at the Klinge Family Farm, located at 24643 Fox Ave. in rural Marshall. Ashes will be spread under Deb’s special tree. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice, Community Cancer Center or family choice in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

Born April 4, 1955, in Landstuhl, Germany, she was the daughter of the late Corvin King and Jeannette Farmer King. Deb was a 1973 graduate of Sumter High School, earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Charleston, and her master’s degree from Francis Marion College. Deb was a teacher and retired from her alma mater Sumter School District 17. Deb lived in Marshall the past 18 years. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and Mid-Day Optimist Club.

Deb is survived by her life partner, Jeanette Klinge, who survives of the home; one grandson, Dylan Lee Fisher of Duncanville, Texas; two sisters, Valerie Hutchinson and life partner Mike Reynolds of Amity, Pa., and Denise Stapleton and husband Emory of Greenville, S.C.; four nieces; and three great nieces.

In addition to her parents, Deb was preceded in death by one son, Matthew Lee Fisher.