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Irma Louise Kilgore Sisson

July 2, 1940 April 14, 2018
Irma Louise Kilgore Sisson
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Obituary for Irma Louise Kilgore Sisson

Irma Louise Kilgore Sisson age 77, passed away April 14,2018 in Charlotte, NC. Louise was born July 2, 1940, Griffin, Spalding Co, GA., and was the daughter of Willie Alexander Kilgore and Tincy Irma Banks.
Louise graduated from Griffin Spalding High School in 1958, and attended Crawford Long School of Nursing GA State, Atlanta, GA, Indian River State College, Ft. Pierce, FL where she studied art, and Southern Crescent Technical College in Griffin, GA. She was a nurse, and a talented water colorist and worked in pen and ink. Louise could be a very caring, loving, selfless and sensitive individual. She liked animals a lot, in particular dogs and horses.
On October 10, 1959 she married Howard Francis Sisson, in Atlanta, Fulton, Co., GA. They honeymooned in Venezuela. Howard's work as a construction engineer took them all over the world, and they lived in England, Iran, Indonesia, and Jamaica. Louise and Howard traveled to Scotland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Mexico, Thailand, France, Hong Kong and Japan. They divorced April 10, 1973.
Louise was predeceased by her parents, and a sister Patricia Ann Kilgore Kendrick Lokey. She is survived by two sons, Richard Ivan Sisson of Charlotte and Christopher Brian Sisson of Williamson, GA., two grandchildren Kristy Michelle Sisson and Thomas Howard Sisson, two great grandchildren, and her nieces Susan Claire Kendrick Cash Schuenneman, Winder, GA and Christa Lynn Kendrick, Atlanta, GA, also one great-niece Hailee Cash and great-nephew Hilton Cash.
The remains were cremated by J.B. Tallent Funeral Service, of Charlotte. A simple graveside service to inter the cremains next to her parents will be held in the future at New Salem Baptist Church cemetery in Spalding Co, GA.


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