Ina Earlene Fisher: Philanthropist
Ina Earlene Fisher: Philanthropist

Ina Earlene Fisher was generous with both her time and money. Once her husband had passed Ina Earlene began buying and selling properties with mineral rights throughout Texas, including Runnels County and Andrews County. She was actively involved with these ventures until her death. Earline was also a very devout Christian and was a member for a long time at the First Baptist Church of Andrews. She was actively involved with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, and this organization benefitted greatly from her perseverance and also monetary gifts. These gifts were vital in the construction of bob shelters in Israel as well as other relief and aid projects.

For over twenty-five years her and her husband hosted every year an event at their ranch called “Cowboy Christmas” It brought hundreds of cowboys, ranch hands, ranchers, and community leaders from all over the United States and resulted in many people accepting Christ and turning their lives around. Ina Earlene Fisher’s giving ways helped many community organizations and areas in Texas such as Shafter Lake Town site and continued maintenance and restoration of the J.S Means Ranch House historical site.

Ina Earlene was also a member of many civic organizations including Andrews Country Club, The Texas Cattle Ranchers Association, Texas Civitan Club, Andrews Bridge Club, Andrews Garden and Horticultural club, and The Daughters of The American Revolution.

Ina Earlene Fisher was a true lady and was known as one of the kindest people you will ever meet. She will be missed by friends and family.