Grace Sisson


Mason County Democrat, 1985

Grace Sisson, 77, of Kilbourne, died Monday Jan. 14, 1985, in the Menard Convalescent Center at Petersburg.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan,15, in the Hurley Funeral Home at Havana. The Rev. Dale Overturff officiated. Burial was in the Bath Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kilbourne Baptist Church.

Born March 31, 1907, in Mason County, she was a daughter of Samuel and Pearl Sarff Burrell. She married Russell Sisson May 27, 1939, at Palmyra, Mo. He died Aug. 11, 1984.

Surviving are one sister, Mrs. Ira E. (Mary) Smith of Bath, and several nieces and nephews.

A retired school teacher, she was a member of the Alpha Delta Kappa sorority and a life member the Illinois Retired Teachers Association. She was a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church at Snicarte.

Contributed by: Sherry McCullough


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