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Virginia Sue “Sissy” Hanson

Graveside service for Virginia Sue “Sissy” Hanson, age 81, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at Gafford Chapel Cemetery with Bro Johnny Wheat officiating and Judge B.J. Teer assisting.  Pallbearers are John Dunn, Heather Myers, Chris Utt, B.J. Orsburn, Cody Myers, Toby Forester and serving as honorary pallbearers are Aidyn Utt, Keith St. Clair, Monty Wells and Andy Deloney.  Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 A.M. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home on Saturday, September 22, 2018.  Mrs. Hanson passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Mother Frances, Tyler.

Sissy was born on June 1, 1937 in Brashear, TX to Willis “Bill” Wilemon and Sybil Ballard.  She married David Leroy Hanson in Hugo, OK on February 20, 1959, he preceded her in death in 2012.  Sissy managed the Rockwell Value Credit Union for over 30 years.  She attended Lake Highlands Baptist Church and was a member of the local bowling league.

She is survived by her sons, Billy Jack Orsburn, Robert Orsburn and wife, Annette; daughter, Janet St. Clair and husband, John; grandchildren, Tosha Utt, Heather Myers and Judd Orsburn; great grandchildren, Aidyn Utt, Rylan Utt, Easton Utt, Wednesday Myers, Regan Myers, Bianca Orsburn; brothers, Audrey and Kenny; sisters, Carol and Vicki.

Sissy was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, David Hanson; granddaughter, Amanda Orsburn; brother, David and sister, Betty.

Memorials can be made to Boy Scouts Troup 69, C/O Christy Schumacher, Po Box 516, Sulphur Springs, TX 75483

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home

Author: Staff Reporter

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