Dolores Fletcher, 79, of Rising Sun, IN passed away Friday, April 7th, at Shady Nook Care Center in Lawrenceburg, IN. Dolores was born in Peoria, IL on February 27, 1944, a daughter of the late Dorothy (Neal) Miller and Harry F. Miller, Sr. She was a 1962 graduate of Chillicothe High School. After her graduation from high school, Dolores completed training to become a LPN. She worked as a nurse for several years before moving to Indiana. Dolores married Howard L. Fletcher on July 24th, 1965 in Mossville, IL. Dolores and Howard were married over 57 years until her passing. Together they operated Fletcher Feed and Supply in Rising Sun, IN from 1985 to 2012. Dolores was a faithful member of the Rising Sun United Methodist Church. She was also a 36 year member of the Phi Beta Psi Sorority and a 61 year member of Eastern Star. Dolores enjoyed the outdoors, tending to her flower beds, camping, golfing and helping her husband on the farm. She also liked sewing and quilting. Spending time playing with her grandchildren and going to their events is something she loved most.
Dolores is survived by her husband, Howard Fletcher, of Rising Sun, IN; by her two sons, Darrell Fletcher and wife Stephanie, of Rising Sun, IN; Tom Fletcher, of Longmont, CO; by her grandchildren: Hope, Patrick, Chloe and Casey; by a sister, Jean Cheney and husband Dennis, of Clarks Hill, IN; by two brothers, Harry F. Miller, Jr. and wife Deeni, of Chillicothe, IL and Wayne Miller and wife Jane, of Princeville, IL;
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, April 15th, 2023 at Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, IN. Visitation will be held 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday, April 14th at Markland Funeral Home. Burial will be at Rising Sun New Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Rising Sun United Methodist Church, Phi Beta Psi Sorority, Parkinson's Foundation or The American Lung Association. marklandfuneralhome.com
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