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Wilma Sisson

July 28, 1931 — August 31, 2022

Wilma Jean (Grace) Sisson, of Scottsdale Arizona, was called home to be be with the Lord August 31, 2022. Wilma was born July 28th 1931 in McAlester, Oklahoma to Hershel Hobert Grace and Alta May (Beshear) Grace, the eldest of 4 sisters. Wilma married John Franklin Drollinger in Arizona in 1946. Their eldest son Stephen Michael Drollinger was born in 1947. Followed by Daughter Victoria Jean, (stillborn) And Daughter Pamela Kay Drollinger followed in 1955. Following their divorce Wilma married Robert Lee Sisson in 1959, in Arizona. They settled in Lake Havasu City, Arizona in 1964. Together they built one of the first construction companies in Lake Havasu, Sisson Construction. They were responsible for building the first school, bowling alley, and hotels and homes that are still standing today. Wilma enjoyed fishing, boating, time on the Lake, a Championship Winning bowling team, and trips to Las Vegas Nevada for Dinner and Shows. In 1975 Wilma and Bob settled in Farmington, New Mexico. She spent her days thrifting, making and enjoying new and old friends, her gardens full of strawberries and tomatoes, and apricot trees, and spending time with her 3 sisters. Family was important to Wilma, her children, grandchildren and great-grand children were the greatest pride and joy in her life. If there was a new baby in the family you usually found it in Wilmas arms. Wilma moved to Scottsdale, Arizona in 2018 where she spent her final years in the loving care of family.

Wilma is preceded in death by Husband John Franklin Drollinger and Husband Robert Lee Sisson Daughter Victoria Jean Parents Hershel Hobert Grace and Alta May (Beshear) Grace and Sisters Jewel Madeline (Grace) Gissendaner, Audrey Erline (Grace) Seale and Patricia Louise (Grace) Sims

Wilma is survived by Son Stephen Michael Drollinger and wife Suzanne Daughters Pamela Drollinger-Huffman Grandsons Stepehen Michael Drollinger and Aaron and Robert Charles Huffman Granddaughters Lisa Michelle Drollinger and Andrea Jean Huffman-Wagoner Great Grandchildren Brenna Dobey, Noah Hobaugh, Abbie Hobaugh, Amie Hobaugh, Phobe Drollinger and Ada Drollinger and numerous nephews, nieces and friends.

Wilma is in the care of Farmington Funeral Home 2111 W. Apache St. Farmington New Mexico. Viewing is set for 11 a.m. Saturday September 10, followed by service and internment at Greenlawn Cemetery. Family requests flowers to be sent to Farmington Funeral Home.

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