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Mrs. Maxine A. Sisson, age 89, of Fenwick, passed away Monday, August 16, 2010 at Carson City Hospital. The daughter of George & Leona (Baird) Hall, she was born on Jan. 23, 1921 in Greenville.

On Sept. 23, 1939, in Greenville, she married Charles Sisson. Together, they raised five children and enjoyed 45 years of marriage until Charles passed away on March 6, 1984.

Maxine retired from the former Gibson Refrigerator Company after twenty years of service and enjoyed traveling across the country and the world even having made trips to Japan and Spain.

In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her parents; a son, James Sisson, last year; and eight brothers and sisters.

Surviving are four daughters, Judy & Bob Hirones of Woodbridge, Virginia; Penny & Raymond Evans of Sheridan, Janet Yaw of Crystal, Anne & Art Parcher of Fenwick; a daughter-in-law, Janice Sisson of Fenwick; a brother-in-law, Clyde Sisson of Greenville; eleven grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation is Thursday from 1-2 p.m. at the Christiansen Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 511 S. Franklin Street, Greenville, with graveside committal services following at 2:30 p.m. at Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding. The Rev. Jim Wilcox, retired pastor of the Sheridan Assembly of God, will officiate.

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  1. Anonymous on August 16, 2010 at 12:00 am


    08/18/2010 –

    Heather Hirons

    In remembrance a wonderful grandmother that loved everyone that came into her family. A women of few words, sweet smile and heart of the Sisson family, you will be truly missed. No one could make a cake that tasted so good you had to go back for just one more piece.

    08/18/2010 –

    Phil & Deb Comden

    Sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts are with you at this time.

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