Memorial services of Depew resident, Oretta "Sally" Glisson were held at 6:00 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2020 in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Bristow, Oklahoma.
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Oretta "Sally" was born in Brawley, California on October 21, 1933 to the late Norman Hal Henderson and Naomi Esther Henderson. She passed from this life at her residence on February 15, 2020 at the age of 86 years. Sally was raised and educated in Brawley, CA, where she spent the majority of her adult life. She married Joseph Glisson in California in 1962, and they made their home Brawley until 1974, when they moved to Depew. While in California, she was baptized as one of Jehovah's witnesses and maintained her faith up until death. She had the privilege of hosting the Congregation Book Study in her home. Her last breath was taken when listening to the song "Give Me Courage", which can be heard at JW.org. Sally enjoyed quilting, crocheting, and working puzzles. She would raise a large garden each year and would can and freeze the fruits of her labor. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter: Peggy Glisson; and her husband: Joe Glisson in 2017.
Her remaining family includes her children; Ken Hamilton and wife, Jan, of California; Kathy Goodwin and husband, Rick of Okemah; Steve Hamilton and wife, Debbie, of Stroud; David Glisson and wife, Jodi, of Texas; Mike Glisson and wife, Brenda, of Depew; 14 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 3 great, great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.