Iris Maxine Conley Sisson, 85, of Orange passed away on Thursday, Sept. 23, at Pinehurst Nursing Home.

She was a native of Radford, Virginia, born on July 3, 1926 to parents Maud May (Harrison) and Emmett Viers.

She had lived in the Orange area since 1975 and was a member of Cove Baptist Church. She enjoyed going dancing, cooking, helping other and spending time with her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend who will be missed dearly.

She was preceded in death by husband, Bennie Sissson; sons, Eugene Edward Cales, Leonard Arch Cales; seven brothers and sisters, and one great granddaughter.

She is survived by her daughters, Barbara Brannon, Carol Suzy Imbody both of Orange; sons, Gary Steven Cales and wife, Gwen, Richard Howard Cales and wife, Judy both of Orange; sister, Geraldine Beasley of Christiansburg, VA; fifteen grandchildren, thirty nine great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 2 pm at Dorman Funeral Home, with a one hour visitation before the service.

Cremation will follow services.