Hazel Jackson Jacobs Sisco, 93, of Middleton, passed away Saturday afternoon, May 3, at Pine Meadows Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Bolivar.
A native of the Jackson’s Bend area of Hardeman County, she was a life-long resident here. She was born Jan. 26, 1921, the daughter of the late Wines and Ruby Jean Hammons Jackson. In July 1947, she married Clarence Sisco and he passed away Aug. 8, 1996.
Mrs. Sisco had worked in the kitchen at Brint’s Nursing Home and was a poll worker at the Hebron precinct during Hardeman County elections. She was a member of New Bethany Church of Christ.
She is survived by five daughters, Joellen (Bobby) Crum of Knoxville, Jenece (Bobby) Crowley, Linda (Buster) Howell and Barbara (David) Smalley, all of Middleton and Edith (Pete) Abel of Savannah; a son, Glen (Donna) Sisco of Bolivar; two sisters, Betty Jo Grantham of Bolivar and Ruby Nell Stewart of Memphis; 15 grandchildren, Gerald, Leeann and Debra Jacob, Robert and Richard Crowley, Dana Drake, Kimberly Parlmey, Shelly Griggs, Scott Sisco, Bridget Smalley, Tyler Abel, Buddy Howell, Stacey and Chris Henson and Patty Vancroft; 28 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Lucy Fawcett Jackson; a son, Jackie Brooks Jacobs; a daughter, Jeanette Sisco; two grandchildren, Danny Jackson and Candace McAnally; a great-grandchild, Heather Hawk and two brothers, Lynn and W. D. Jackson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 6, at Shackelford’s Bolivar Chapel with Milton Tucker and Charles Frost officiating. Burial was at Rehobeth Cemetery near Hebron.
Memorials should be directed to New Bethany Church of Christ or the Alzheimer’s Association, http://www.alz.org.