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Dorothy Elizabeth Fisher Pace

Dorothy Elizabeth Fisher Pace
wcp 9-27-07
Dorothy Elizabeth Fisher Pace, 83, Livermore, Calif., died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007, at her home.
Services were held today at Trinity United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Kim A. Smith officiating. Burial was at the San Joaquin National Cemetery in Santa Nella, Calif.
Mrs. Pace was born in 1923 in Gleason, the youngest of the late Tom and Clora Fleming Fisher’s five children. She grew up on the family farm just outside Gleason. Valedictorian of her eighth grade class at Gleason Junior/Senior High, she went to work at the Proctor Gamble Ordinance plant in Milan when World War II broke out. She then moved to Memphis where she met her future husband, Maj. Clay Lee Pace, whom she married in 1952, and they made their home in Santa Clara, Calif. She had a career in corporate human relations that spanned three decades.
Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, Don Pace, of Manteca, Calif., and Clay and Joanna K. Pace of El Cerrito, Calif.; a granddaughter, Ruth Anna Pace of El Cerrito; and relatives in California and Tennessee.
She was also preceded in death by four siblings, George Edison Fisher, Mary Roma Fisher Fowlkes, Raymond Fisher and Margaret Fisher Hargrove.

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