McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK


February 12, 2013

Pauline Fish

Pauline Fish, 77, of Hartshorne

McALESTER — Pauline Fish, 77, of Hartshorne, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at McAlester Regional Health Center.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at New Talihina Cemetery with the Rev. Kenny Bryant officiating. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bishop Funeral Service of McAlester.

Born March 23, 1935, in Talihina, she was the daughter of Crawford and Angeline McIntosh Billy. She attended schools in Talihina.

She married Frank Fish on April 28, 1973, in Durant. She was a homemaker most of her life and was of the Assembly of God faith.

She loved watching sports on television, such as the Dallas Cowboys and the Oklahoma University Sooners. She also enjoyed gardening, raising flowers and listening to Choctaw hymns.

Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Darrell and Tammy Nichols, of Antlers, Bobby and Becky Nichols, of Hartshorne, and Ron and Peggy Nichols, of Antlers.

Also, one brother and sister-in-law, Dallas and Cynthia Seeley, of Talihina; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Debbie and Eddie Watson, of McAlester, Nancy Ondersma, Phoenix, and Georgia Ann Frazier, of Talihina; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and precious friend and honorary family member, Kelly Billingsley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Frank Fish; a daughter, Earlene Dowell; a sister, Christine Billy, and two brothers, Joshua Hickman and Jerry Hickman.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Nichols Jr., Ronald Nichols Jr., Bobby Nichols III, Shawn Nichols, Johnny Impson and Steve Impson.

Honorary pallbearer will be Devon Noah.

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