Kathleen Austin Fish

kathleen fish

August 30, 1941 ~ September 11, 2022

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Kathleen Austin Fish, 81, of Candler, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022.

A native of Buncombe Co., Kathleen was a daughter of the late Albert and Meta Ingle Austin. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Hugh Fish, sisters, Wilma Miller and Mary Roberts, and brother, Paul Howard Austin.

Surviving are her daughter, Sheila Warren (Michael); son, Mark Fish (Kelly); grandchildren, Brieanne Pope (Wesley), Hunter Fish (Kelsey), Scott Fish (Maddie), Casey Warren (Rachel) and Whitney Warren; great-granddaughter, Callie; sisters, Alberta Mease and Doris Revis (Jerry); and brothers, Don Austin (Vivian), Joe Austin (Linda) and George Austin (Gail).

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, in the Patton Avenue Chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with Pastors Glenda Hayner and Brad Parker officiating. Interment will follow at Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.


Visitation: September 17, 2022 4:00 pm - April 17, 2024 6:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Funeral Service: September 18, 2022 3:00 pm

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Burial: September 18, 2022 4:00 pm

Pisgah United Meth. Church Cem.
39 Pisgah Methodist Church Rd.
Candler, NC 28715

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  1. Thoughts and prayers for all of the family. It’s been a tough time. I’ll always remember Kat’s fun and easy going manner. She and Jerry will be missed!

  2. I am so sorry to see that joy former classmate in the class of 1959 at Enka High School Kathleen Austin Fish has passed. Kathleen I remember your sweet smile and kind spirit. May the family be comforted by God’s touch in the following days. Remembering you all in prayer as you reflect on many sweet memories and family love, Priscilla Rice Morgan

  3. We are so sorry for your loss…The family is in our thoughts and prayers…We are here if you need us for anything…

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