January 1, 2010 to Present
Last Updated March 16, 2010
I would like to thank Jan Simpson Reading of Denver, Colorado for volunteering to send me the current Rooks County Obituaries for posting. She is formally of Codell, Kansas. Most of the obituaries come from the Hays Daily News and the Salina Journal, you may contact them for a copy of the obit.
If you have an obituary you would like posted, please send the date of the obit, newspaper name, and the obituary text to Brenda Reeder
|Cynthia M. Brumitt Cox|
|Andrew Terril Webster Granger|
|Janet M. Johnson|
|Elsie Margaret Keith|
5 Feb 2010 The Ponca City News (OK) Sarah Willie Sissel
Sarah Willie Sissel of Ponca City and long time resident of Enid, OK passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2010, at the Sterling House in Ponca City. She was 88.
Services for Sarah will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 6, 2010 at the Trout Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Steve Lance, officiating and Pastor Charley Hudspeth, assisting. Burial will then follow at the Fairfax Cemetery in Fairfax, OK. The family will greet friends at Trout Funeral Home on Friday evening, February 5, 2010 from 6PM to 8PM. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory.
Sarah was born on March 9, 1921 to John James and Molena Caldrona (Waldroop) Rollins in Frey, Oklahoma. She graduated from Fairfax High School in 1940. Sarah married Paul T. Sissel on October 1, 1939 in Fairfax, OK.
She is survived by her children: Dallas Paul Sissel and his wife Carol of Shawnee, KS; James Franklin Sissel and his wife Doris of Victoria, KS; Howard Eugene Sissel and his wife Ruth Ann of Ponca City, OK; Raymond Dale Sissel of Lefors, TX; and Sharon Paulette Scruggs of Drummond, OK; one brother Freelin "Curley" Rollins of Winfield, KS; 9 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband Paul T. Sissel; her parents; one daughter, Cheryl Renae Sissel; two sisters: Lucy and Mary; and one brother Lonnie "Bud" Rollins.
Casketbearers will be her grandsons Brock Sissel, Brent Sissel, Steve Messick, Kent Merrill, Kevin Corr, and Jeff Neely. Honorary casketbearers will be her granddaughters Valerie Souders, Debra Messick, Leslie Sissel, Daphine Banks, Ginger Merrill, Wendy Corr, Pam Neely and Paula Chrisman. Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 1904 N. Union, Suite 103, Ponca City, OK 74601 or to the Central Assembly of God Children's Department, 1202 West Oxford Avenue, Enid, OK 73703.
Brenda Reeder Rooks County Coordinator