Born 3-8-1908 - Died 3-8-2002
Emma Sisk Wilson Ander-son, 94, of Batesville, Ark., Tuesday March 19, 2002, at Batesville Nursing and Rehab-ilitation Center in Batesville. She was born March 8, 1908, at Big Flat, Ark. to Melton Price and Matilda Treat Sisk. She was the granddaughter of the late Steven Treat and Arthur Rankin Sisk, early settlers of Stone County. She was a homemaker and attended the First Assembly of God Church in Batesville. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, William Carrie Wilson; and her second husband, Alfus Anders; three sons, Arthur wilson, Minor Wlson and Leonard Wilson; two daughters, Bertha Mae Wilson and Mary Wilson; three brothers, Rankin Sisk, Steve Sisk, and Flippin Sisk; five sisters, Mary Branscum, Rosebelle Jones, Beccann Viann, Sarah Freeman, and Rachel Wallace; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.Survivors include two sons and a daughter-in-law, W. C. and Linda Wilson of Batesville and Willard Wilson of Cave City; three daughters and sons-in-law, Geneva and Kermit Riggs of Cave City, Betty and Henry Farris of Cave City, and Pat and Aubrey Brown of Batesville; 29 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.Services were Thursday, march 21, 2002, at the First Assembly of God Church at Batesville with Bro. Vernon Bradshaw, Bro. Terry Davis and Bro. Wally Varner officiating. Burial was in the Egner Cemetery located at Allen Chapel with arrangements under the direction of Qualls Batesville Funeral Service at Batesville.Pallbearers were Jimmy Riggs, Shane Wilson, Steve Wilson, W. C. Coleman, Scott Brown, and Michael Riggs.Honorary pallbearers were all other grandsons, H. J. Woodard, Robert Derr and Keith Deloach.