Dorothy Nadine (Fisher) Theisen was born on March 25, 1953, in Borger, Texas, to Robert Byron and Jackie Marlene (Council) Fisher. Dorothy joined her Lord and Savior on May 4, 2020, in Durant at the age of 67.


Dorothy attended school in Borger and later received her degree to practice nursing as an LVN in Texas and LPN in Oklahoma and was a dedicated and loyal nurse for more than 30 years. Dorothy married her sweetheart, John Theisen, on Feb. 5, 1970 and they were blessed with two daughters, Jackie and Angelicque. They moved to Bryan County in 1995 from Borger. Dorothy was of the Baptist faith and she enjoyed gardening, camping and watching soap operas. Dorothy dearly loved and treasured her time with her family, especially her grand and great grandchildren.


Dorothy was preceded in death by her father, Robert Byron Fisher; brothers Donald Crawford and Olen Lee Fisher; grandson James Nathan Shawley; and stepfather, James Manley Gallentine.


Dorothy is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 50 years, John Theisen, of the home; daughters Jackie Wood and husband, David, and Angelicque Weatherford and husband, Johnny; mother Jackie Marlene Gallentine; brother,Robert Byron Fisher and wife, Sheryl; grandchildren John Nicholas Shawley, Joshua Shawley, Robert Michael Weatherford, Olivia Weatherford and fiancÚ, Aaron Keylon, and Zachary Weatherford; step-grandchildren Amber Nicole Percell and Christopher Dean Ramsdell; great-grandchildren McKenzie, Mahayla, Kaylie, Olen, Dereke, Joshua, Charlotte and Abbygail, and numerous extended family and friends.


Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. May 9 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Bro. Monty Wood will officiate. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on May 8 from 6-8 p.m. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownsfuneralservice.com.


Arrangements are under the direction of Brown’s Durant Funeral and Cremation Service.