The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

June 16, 2013

Betty R. Sisseck


The Joplin Globe

ORONOGO, Mo. — Betty Rose Sisseck, age 74, of rural Oronogo, Mo. passed unexpectedly at her home Friday, June 14, 2013.

Betty was born June 3, 1939, at Verdella, Mo., to Jesse H. Rolando and Shirley Louise (Spurling) Rolando. She graduated High School in Odessa, Texas in 1957 and then attended Bible College in Rock Island, Ill.

On Oct. 8, 1966, she married Phillip Wayne Sisseck at Nevada, Mo. and together they raised three children. She was a homemaker and had also worked at the Nelly Don Dress Factory in Nevada, Mo. and later worked at Big Smith in Webb City and Carthage, Mo. Betty loved to play the piano and accordion and was learning to play the banjo. She attended New Providence Baptist Church in Oronogo, Mo.

Betty leaves behind two sons, Larry & Janet Sisseck,  of Jasper, Mo. and Barry & Sarah Sisseck, of Oronogo, Mo.; one daughter, Kari & Joseph Saylor, of Sheldon, Mo.; one brother, Leslie Rolando, of Nevada, Mo.; nine grandchildren, Doug, Audrey, Ivy, Kim, Aden, Kaleb, Brady, Bolton, & Kennedy.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, at Daniel Funeral Home with burial to follow at Nashville Cemetery. Pastor Larry Shumaker will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at Daniel Funeral Home.

Contributions are suggested to New Providence Baptist Church in care of Daniel Funeral Home.