Helen McNeer Fisackerly

August 24, 1931 – February 12, 2022

Helen McNeer Fisackerly, of Winona, Mississippi, passed away on Saturday, February 12th in the comfort of her home. She was 90 when she went to be with her Lord and Savior. 

Mrs. Fisackerly was born August 24, 1931, in Montgomery County to the late Edgar Lee McNeer and Susie Louise Laney McNeer. She spent her life dedicated to her family and friends, and serving her church, First Baptist Church of Winona. She was passionate about sharing the love of the Lord with others and was an integral part of First Baptist Church, serving on numerous pastor search committees and teaching Sunday School for over 50 years. She was a life member of WMU (Women’s Missionary Union). A loyal servant of God, Helen spent many hours dedicating her life to the Lord and praying for others.

Now that Helen has passed into the arms of our Lord, we should remind ourselves that while this is the end of her physical life on Earth, it’s the beginning of an eternal and beautiful journey for her. In addition to her parents, Helen has joined her loving husband of 46 years, George William “Billy” Fisackerly; siblings, Rose “Nell” McNeer Dodd Clay, Herbert “Tootie”McNeer, Bobby McNeer, and H.G. “Buddy” McNeer in Heaven.

She is survived by her two sons; John William “Bill” Fisackerly and his wife, Brenda, and Thomas Lee Fisackerly and his wife, Jean Anne, both of Winona, four grandchildren; Will (Kayla) Fisackerly of Tupelo, Daniel Fisackerly of Memphis, TN, Patrick Fisackerly of Pasadena, CA, and Jennifer (Parker) James of Memphis, TN, and two great-grandchildren; George and Henry Fisackerly.

Services will be held on Wednesday, February 16th, at First Baptist Church of Winona at 2:00 p.m. with a visitation beginning in the sanctuary at noon. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Baptist Cemetery near Winona. Dr. Jerry Mixon and Rev. Jay Anderson will officiate the services. Pallbearers will be Bruce Branch, Alan Boone, Billy Chesteen, Nathan Crenshaw, Robbie Hemphill, Joey Johnson, Alan Pratt, and David Pratt. 

Honorary Pallbearers will be Ronnie Carson, Chuck Fisher, Talmage “Tee” Golding, Keith Rushing, Ken Warise and Wayne Welch. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery, care of Elizabeth H Cummins, 204 Locke Drive Kilmichael, MS, 39747.

9 thoughts on “Helen McNeer Fisackerly

  1. Please know those of us that knew and loved Helen for years are in deep sympathy with your families as you handle her Memorial Service. She was truly a Southern Lady who lived her Christian convictions. Please know the entire family will be in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

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  2. Helen Fisackerly was one of the sweetest people I have ever known. I had the pleasure of knowing her all my life for the most part. She was the epitome of a true southern lady. Helen truly loved her family and her church. She will be missed.

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  3. I am so sorry to hear about Miss Helen. She was one fine Christian lady and a wonderful Sunday School teacher. I hope I can be half as good a person as she was. I am trying to be half the teacher she was for my SSClass. I know she will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

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  4. So sorry to hear about Helen. A sweet lady that loved all and was loved by all. A wonderful neighbor. Many prayers for this family.

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  5. When I think of a Helen how sweet she was to me in my early years of marriage
    She was an encourager inviting and involving me in First Baptist Church.. when we moved to the country and began attending Eskridge Baptist Church I missed the fellowship with her but always enjoyed seeing her on occasions . She loved people and all have been so blessed with a Christian Mother..

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