A young couple tragically lost one of their baby girls last week in an unfortunate horse-drawn buggy accident. On Dec. 30, friends and acquaintances of Jacob and Ruth Fisher of Williamsburg put the finishing touches on several ways in which to support the couple as they attempt to get on without their baby. Katie Fisher was only one year old.
A neighbor couple, Kent and Dori Baxter who own the Main Street Diner in Richmond, live between Williamsburg and Greens Fork and have a lot of Amish neighbors. They were particularly touched by the Fishers’ story and want to help the family and the relatives in some way.
They found out from a relative that the Fishers have to pay for medical obligations for Dayton Children’s Hospital and the CareFlight to the hospital. They have set out a donation jar and all proceeds will be given to the Fishers to help in any little way.
Donations can be made at Ullery's Old-Fashioned Ice Cream in the Depot District Market in Richmond. Owner Tammy Ullery says the donations will go to help with the Fisher family’s expenses. She has known the family a long time and they are truly suffering with grief.
A Facebook page will be set up on behalf of the family as “Prayers for Jake and Ruth.” Words of encouragement are most welcome and will be relayed to the Fishers. Information will also be made available on how to send donations through PayPal.
Annie Fisher, 2 months old, has come home from the hospital on Saturday.
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