Mae Belle Fuhr

Mae Belle (Sparkman) Fuhr, a 93-year native of Republic was born at the family farm to Ross and Sallie Sparkman on Sept. 29, 1928. She passed away Dec. 3, 2021.
Fuhr will be remembered for her many talents and hobbies, a few being her love for genealogy spending many years as a part of the Republic Historical Society, an avid photographer where she took many pictures on family vacations taken throughout her travels, being a skilled seamstress that she honed in her early years of working at the garment factory, to her cooking skills with everyone loving her cinnamon rolls and homemade pies.
Fuhr was preceded by her husband of 61-plus years Charles Fuhr; brothers John and Ross Jr. sister Marjorie Davis; son-in-law Paul Steward, and great-grandson Nathanael Bruner.
Fuhr is survived by son Jerry (Cheryl) Fuhr; daughters Judee Steward and Karen (Robert) Foster; sister Mary James; sisters-in-law Burma Jean Sparkman, Gladys and Edith Fuhr; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, stepchildren Jeremiah Steward and Ginger Weaver; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Most recently she attended Brookline Church of Christ.  
Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10 , with service time starting at 11 a.m. Burial will be immediately after at Kerr Cemetery. The family asks in lieu of flowers that contribution be made to donor’s charity choice.


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