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Zelmyra Fisher
Zelmyra Fisher
Birth: 10 December 1907
James City, North Carolina, USA
Death: 20 February 2013
James City, North Carolina, USA
Age: 105 years, 72 days
Country: United StatesUSA
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Zelmyra Fisher (née George; 10 December 1907 – 20 February 2013) was a American centenarian.

Biography

She was born in James City, North Carolina on 10 December 1907. Her parents were Isaiah George and Ludie Idlett. Her mother lived to be 101.

Zelmyra married Herbert Fisher, Sr. (10 June 1905 – 27 February 2011) on 13 May 1924 in James City, North Carolina. The couple 5 children: Alyce Fisher (1924–2009), Franklin Fisher (1926–2015), Norma Godette, Herbert Fisher, Jr (1934–2017) and Ludie Baker.

Their marriage from 13 May 1924 until on 27 February 2011 lasted 86 years, 290 days was the longest marriage validated ever recorded in word.

She died from pneumonia in James City, North Carolina on 10 December 1907 at the age of 105 years, 72 days. She is survived by 2 sons, 2 daughters, 10 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.

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