Ernest Eugene “Ernie” Hissom

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Ernest Eugene “Ernie” Hissom

  • Birth 5 Oct 1930 Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 20 Mar 2011 Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Glasgow, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 67298990

Ernest Hissom
Ernest E. Hissom, 80, of Charleston passed away Sunday, March 20, 2011, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, after a short illness.
Ernest was a lifelong resident of Kanawha County and a member of Hissom Tabernacle Church and he attended the Guthrie Baptist Church. He worked as a millwright for over 50 years and was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

Ernest was a member of AARP, American Legion, the Marine Corps League and many other organizations.

He was preceded in death by his parents, the Rev. Earl and Tressie (Dodd) Hissom; four brothers and four sisters.

Surviving: wife, Betty J. Mullins Hissom at home; son, Ernest Hissom Jr. of South Carolina; stepsons, Robert Botkins of Blacksburg, Va., and Gregory (Sherry) Botkins of Lavalette; daughters, Tanya and Mary Hissom; stepdaughter, Vickie Koogler of Virginia; sister, Roxie Hamer of Charleston; nine grandchildren; one special grandson, Ernest Hissom III; many great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, 600 Old Fort St., Cedar Grove, with the Rev. Melvin Sizemore and the Rev. Dr. Earl Cochran officiating. Entombment will follow the services in Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow, with military rites provided by the Herbert J. Thomas Memorial Detachment 947 of the Marine Corps League.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, Cedar Grove.

Condolences may be sent to the family via www.cookefuneralhome.com.

Cooke Funeral Home and Crematorium, Cedar Grove, is in charge of arrangements.


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  • Created by: FRAGGLEROCK66
  • Added: 22 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67298990
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest Eugene “Ernie” Hissom (5 Oct 1930–20 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67298990, citing Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by FRAGGLEROCK66 (contributor 47129937) .