10-10-1963 The Montgomery News Messenger
12-4-1952 The Montgomery News Messenger
Funeral services will be held at Wheatland Lutheran Church this (Thursday) afternoon at 2 o'clock and burial will be in the church cemetery.[March 25 1937 The Fincastle Herald]
Cleatis Rignal Sisson, Sr., age 71, of Salem, died Tuesday at the VA Medical Center, Salem. He was a former owner and operator of the Roanoke Cab Company and operated one of the first rent-a-car franchises in the Roanoke Valley. He was retired from Quickette Food Store in 1978. He was an army veteran of World War II, life member of the Disabled American Veterans Post No. 3, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1264 as well as AMVETS Post No. 40. He was a past chaplain of AMVETS and DAV. Mr. Sisson spent many volunteer hours at the VA Medical Center in Salem and in a special ceremony conducted in Christiansburg in 1989, Mr. Sisson was presented with his World War II Service Medals forty three years after the fact. He attended church services at the chapel at the VA Medical Center. Survivors include his wife, Eugenia (Jeany) H. Sisson, Salem; son, Cleatis (Reggie) Sisson, Jr., Roanoke; two daughters, Wanda Lou Henry, Roanoke; Janie Lynn Feury, Salem; three sisters, Gladys Brown of Salem; Allie McCray of Roanoke; Nina Bowers of Floyd; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, December 27, 1990, at 1:00 p.m. at Oakey's North Chapel. Officiating will be Chaplain George B. Hamilton. Burial will follow at Old Dominion Memorial Gardens. Full military rites will be provided by the Fourth Highland Brigade of the Virginia State Defense Force. Friends may call at Oakey's North Chapel after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday.