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Laurie Rushing Sisco

Funeral services for Laurie Rushing Sisco of Bogue Chitto were 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Gum Grove Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Sisco, 83, died Feb. 2, 2013 at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in McComb. She was born in Brookhaven on Feb. 8, 1929 to Luther Rushing and Lula Smith Rushing.

She was a homemaker and member of Gum Grove Baptist Church of Brookhaven. Mrs. Sisco was a longtime resident of Bogue Chitto and a resident of Camellia Estates of McComb for eight years.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, James Marvie Sisco; and one brother.

Survivors are her son, Jerry Sisco and wife, Janie, of Bogue Chitto; daughter, Sylvia Strahan and husband, Bo, of Lake St. John, La.; 10 grandchildren, Rebecca Hodge and husband, Bob, Kathy Smith and husband, Eric, Kevin Laird, Ryan Strahan and wife, Liz, Josh Strahan and wife, Christy, Bowen Strahan and wife, Jenny, Benji Sisco and wife, Donna Jo, Jamie Sisco and wife, Rebecca, Joe Dan Leggett and wife, Stacy, and Jana Moak and husband, Shane; 13 great-grandchildren; five sisters, Lena Smith, Betty Hughes, Frances Mullins, Patsy Nations and Dianne Little; three brothers, Versie Rushing, Donald Ray Rushing and Decatur Rushing; one aunt, Mildred Brown; two sisters-in-law, Mary Gill and Eula Nunnery; and two brothers-in-law, Walter Sisco and Earl Sisco.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.