Susan Modglin

Sunday, January 6, 2002

OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Susan Diane Sissom Modglin, 51, of Paragould, Ark., formerly of Olive Branch, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at the Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.

She was born Dec. 26, 1950, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of James W. and Frances Pettit Sissom.

She was co-owner of Stardust, Riley's Pig and the S&L Landmark Clubs in Paragould and was a former bartender for the Pulaski-Alexander County Sportsmen Club in Miller City, Ill., and Koko Jo's, Horseshoe, Bailey's and Port of Mounds.

Survivors include her parents of Olive Branch; a son, James D. "Jamie" Sissom of Cape Girardeau; a daughter, Laura Smith of Villa Ridge, Ill.; her companion, Lawrence Trammell of Paragould; three brothers, Tony Sissom of Olive Branch, J.B. Sissom of Thebes, Ill., Danny Sissom of Cape Giraradeau; two sisters, Jayne Simmons of Thebes and Debbie Davis of Cairo; and three grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., with the Rev. Billy Don Heady officiating. Burial will be in the Ullin Cemetery near Ullin, Ill.