Vivian Isbell, 88

VIVIAN L. ISBELL, age 88 off Deport died on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at Senior Care at Lake Point Health and Rehab Center in Rockwall.  Services have been scheduled for Monday, April 25 at 2:00pm in the First Baptist Church of Deport with Dr L. C. Stout officiating.  Serving as pallbearers will be Rodger Allen, Kenneth Gifford, John Gifford,  Babe Higgins, T.J.  Higgins and Carl Harvey Rollins serving as pallbearers.    Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery.  Wood Funeral Homes have charge of the arrangements.  The family will receive friends from 1pm until service time at the Church.

She was born May 30, 1922 in Clarksville, the daughter of James and Rose Sinclair Holley.  She married Gordon Isbell on October 14, 1939.  He preceded her death August 26, 2009, as did her son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Raelene Isbell and sister and brother –in-law, Mary Virginia and Vernon Early.

She is survived by her daughter, Glenda Jones and husband, Kenneth of Rockwall; grandchildren, Terri Lumley and husband Bill of Tyler; Greg Jones and wife, Michele of Colleyville, Josh Jones of Dallas; Jonathan Jones of Rockwall; Denise Isbell of Clarksville and David Isbell of Paris; great-grandchildren, Hilary and Casey Hymer, Peyton Lumley, Mollie, Jacob, and Preston Jones, Ainslee, Anne-Claire, and Finn Jones; Caleb Isbell, Alexa Isbell, and Ashton Thackett.

  1. wanda vanderburg alexander says:

    I WAS IN CHICOTA,TX SCHOOLS, VIVIAN WAS A SWEET LADY,HAD HANDSOME HUSBAND(OUR TEACHER MR ISBELL) AND SWEET BEAUTIFUL GLENDA……..HOLD ONTO PRECIOUS MEMORIES.

    • Thank you for your sweet note. It really was special to me. Dad mentioned the time we spent in Chicota to me and about the wonderful people there. I was blessed to have two very special parents, and I have many great memories as do our children. I do miss them but know they are together again in a wonderful place, and I will see them again.
      With great appreciaton,
      Glenda

      • Paul Renfro says:

        I remember your mom and dad. They lived next door to my aunt and uncle. Very wonderful people. My condolences to you and your family.

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