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Dessie Sisson

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

SIKESTON - Dessie Uhl Sisson, 82, died Aug. 27, 2006, at Sikeston Health Care.

Born Feb. 26, 1924, in Poplar Bluff, she was the daughter of the late Pice Leo and Pearl Rich Uhl.

She married Ernest Tolley Sisson who preceded her in death.

Seven brothers and five sisters also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: two sons, Jerry Sisson of Springdale, Ark., and Larry Sisson of Fort Worth, Texas; one daughter, Barbara Sisson Comer of England, Ark.; two brothers, Everett Uhl of Cuba, Mo., and Clifford "Shorty" Uhl of Fredericktown; three sisters, her twin, Bessie Fockler of East Prairie, Jessie Sanders of Columbia, Ill., and Helen Beaver of Cedar Hill; and four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Black Creek Cemetery in Poplar Bluff. Ron Hatley will officiate.

Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.