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Maxine (Sisk) Allison

July 18, 1945 ~ June 30, 2017 (age 71)

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Maxine Sisk Allison, age 71, passed away in the early morning hours of Friday, June 30, 2017 at her residence in Marion.  The daughter of the late Elbert and Bessie Patton Sisk, she was born in McDowell County, North Carolina on July 18, 1945.  She was also preceded in death by brother, Alvin Sisk.


A devoted mother and grandmother, Maxine loved reading and she attended Trinity Baptist Church in Nebo.


She is survived by her special friend, Lawrence Goings; one daughter, Sandra Harper (Harry); three brothers, Charles Sisk (Dianna), Lawrence “Sam” Sisk and Jerry Sisk (Pam); two sisters, Gladys Hudson and Della Burnette (Roy); two grandchildren, Bruce Hensley and Megan Conard; two great grandchildren, Lelund Hensley and Farrah Conard; and a number of nieces and nephews.


A celebration of Miss Maxine’s life will be held on Sunday, July 02, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service with Rev. Ray Stockton and Rev. Jonathan Burnette officiating.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Allison’s memory are asked to consider, CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care – McDowell, 68 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, North Carolina 28803 or by visiting 



Charitable donations may be made to:

CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care - McDowell
P.O. Box 25338, Asheville NC 28813
Tel: 1-828-659-7068

Physical Address: 68 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28803

 Service Information

July 2, 2017

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Beam Funeral Service
2170 Rutherford Road
Marion, NC 28752

Celebration of Life
July 2, 2017

3:00 PM
Chapel of Beam Funeral Service
2170 Rutherford Road
Marion, NC 28752

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