Ingram, Dorothy McIntosh

Dorothy McIntosh Ingram, 68, of Booneville, KY passed away August 8, 2018 in Fort Myers, FL. Dorothy was born in Booneville to Wayne and Ersie McIntosh on May 18, 1950. She is preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Lee Ingram, her father and mother, Wayne and Ersie McIntosh, brothers Samuel McIntosh, Cecil McIntosh, Luther A. McIntosh (Paulene), Isaac McIntosh, sisters Martha Rose McIntosh, Laura Bee McIntosh, Carol Jean McIntosh. Dorothy is survived by her daughter Daren Ingram Skalecki (Jim) and four stepchildren, nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, and nephews. Three sisters, Beulah Faye Bowman (Bill), Sandra Pemperton, Ruth Ann Rice (Steve), four brothers, Robert Lee McIntosh, Wallace McIntosh, Willard McIntosh, Dennis McIntosh. A celebration of life gathering will be held on September 29, 2018 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Estill County Senior Center in Irvine, KY. Booneville Sentinel 09/05/2018.


Irwin, Irene M. York Moore

Irene M. Moore Irwin (nee: York) 92, of Maineville and a resident of Warren County for most of life, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at Otterbein-Lebanon Retirement Community. Born in Owsley County, KY on August 14, 1918 to Robert & Emma York, Irene was a graduate of Kings Mills High School. She retired in the early 1980's from Goodwill after 25+ years as store manager at their Woodlawn and then Lebanon locations. She was a wonderful cook and enjoyed spending time with her family. Preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Willie Moore, and four brothers & sisters, survivors include her husband, Ernie Irwin, daughters, Wanda Hedges (Jack) and Beverly Geihls (Ron), both of Lebanon, sister, Alberta Amburgy of Lebanon, three grandchildren, Bryan Blade (Kristen) of Cincinnati, Brad Giehls (Debbie) of Maineville and Holly Hedges (fiancé Mike Morrow) of Chicago, and three great grandchildren, Gabrielle, Thompson and Tyler Blade. Visitation was held Monday, May 9th, 12:00 Noon-2:00 PM, with the funeral service immediately following, all at the Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home, Lebanon. Reverend James Ludwick officiated and interment followed in Rose Hill Cemetery, Mason. Memorial donations are requested to the American Cancer Society . Online condolences available by visiting 5/12/2011.


Isaacs, Alma R. Campbell

Alma R. Isaacs, age 72, of Germantown, OH, passed away, Monday, December 30, 2014. She was born in Cow Creek, KY, on April 21, 1942, to the late Ray and Nannie (Taylor) Campbell. She retired from McCalls in Dayton, OH, after 20 years of service. She is survived by sisters, Lilla Baker of Germantown, OH and Edith Seale of Tucson, AX; her brothers, James (Ivadean) Wilson of Winchester, KY and Richard (Glenna) Wilson of Panama City, FL; numerous nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, January 8th, 2014 at Shepherd Memorial Cemetery, in Booneville, KY. 01/09/2015.


Isaacs, Bennie D. "Banger"

Mr. Bennie D. Isaacs, 82, passed away March 3rd 2014 at the Owsley County Health Care Center following a long illness. He was born November 24th, 1931 in Owsley County, KY, was the son of the late Roscoe and Fannie Price Isaacs, was retired from General Motors of Dayton, OH, was a member of the Masonic Lodge, was a veteran and was a member of the Church of God. Mr. Isaacs is survived by two brothers; Mr. Billy Paul Isaacs and wife Novella of Coryton, TN and Mr. Dennis Isaacs and wife Virginia of Jensen Beach, FL, four nieces; Mrs. Fannie Couch, Mrs. Debbie Cutler, Mrs. Janie Mattingly and Mrs. Mable Hill and six nephews; Dwayne, Bart, Greg, Alan, J.D. and Paul Isaacs. Also there are several relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; Roscoe and Fannie Isaacs, s stepmother; Laura Dunaway Isaacs, a sister; Mabel Hestleteen Isaacs and three brothers; Donald, Roscoe Jr. and Dorman Isaacs. Funeral services for Mr. Isaacs were held Sunday, March 9th, 2014 at 1:00 pm with visitation on Saturday evening from 6:00 to 9:00 pm all at the Searcy and Strong Funeral Home. Officiating the services was the Rev. Garrett Thomas with the burial and full Military Rites following in the Shepherd Memorial Cemetery in Booneville. Pallbearers were Sid Gabbard, Bart, Greg, Dwayne and Alan Isaacs and Kevin Hayton. Honorary pallbearers were: Duke Turner, Kelly Shouse, Dennis Campbell, Lowell Gale Morris, Rusty hall and Jim Campbell. The Searcy and Strong Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. Booneville Sentinel 03/13/2014.


Isaacs, Billy "Bill" Paul

Billy (Bill) Paul Isaacs, 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 6, 2019 with his loving family by his side. Bill was born on November 24, 1931, in Booneville, KY. He later moved to Dayton, OH where he met and married the love of his life, Novella Holt Isaacs. Bill was an employee of General Motor’s Corporation for 30 years. He was also an active member of Moraine Heights Baptist Church. After retiring, Bill and Novella moved to the Knoxville area to be close to their sons and extended family. He joined Gravestone Baptist Church, became a licensed professional barber, pursed his passion for song writing and spent time traveling. His biggest joy came from spending time with his family and particularly his six grandchildren. Bill was known for his generosity, sense of humor, and prolific storytelling abilities. He was a Mason and a Veteran of the Korean War. Bill was preceded in death by his five brothers and sister. He leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Novella Isaacs, his two sons, Gregory P. Isaacs and wife Melissa, and Alan M. Isaacs and wife Tonja. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Tyler and wife Macy, Emily, Zachary, Jacob, Jared, and Mary Grace Isaacs. The family will receive friends from 2pm to 4pm on Sunday, January 13 at Rose Mortuary Mann Heritage Chapel with a Funeral Service following at 4pm. Graveside service will be held 11:30 am on Monday, January 14 at East Tennessee State Veterans’ Cemetery, Gov. John Sevier Hwy. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Tennessee, 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919. The family would like to give a special thanks to the incredible staff of West Hills Nursing and Rehab and UT Hospice. Online condolences may be extended at 01/10/2019


Isaacs, Bobby Lee

Bobby Lee Isaacs, age 86, of Walton, KY, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Woodcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Elsmere, KY. He was a retired Assembly Worker for Ford Motor Company, a member of Nicholson Christian Church, a U.S. Army Veteran, and a member of the Moon Brothers American Legion Post 275 in Independence, KY. Mr. Isaacs enjoyed gardening, U.K. basketball, and spending time with his grandchildren. He previously taught Sunday School for Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Ryland Heights, KY for 32 years. His sister, Vala Kilburn preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife, Dianah Taylor Isaacs; daughter, Jennifer Isaacs Elliott; siblings, Bernice Booth, Virginia Anthe, Shirley Rucker, Paul Donald Isaacs, Finley Isaacs, Jr., and Buddy Isaacs; grandson, Tanner Elliott; and granddaughter, Hunter Elliott. Visitation will be Monday, May 9, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon with services immediately following at noon at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home in Independence. Interment with military honors will be at Independence Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Nicholson Christian Church at 1970 Walton Nicholson Pike, Independence, KY 41051. 05/04/2016.


Isaacs, Dennis

Dennis Isaacs, 89, of Jensen Beach FL, formerly of Dayton, OH, passed away Sunday evening, September 3 after a lengthy illness. He was born April 26, 1928 in Owsley County, KY. He was the son of the late Roscoe and Fannie Price Isaacs. He retired from General Motors after 43 years of service as a tool and die maker. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Virginia Isaacs, and two sons Duane (Tina Eichman) Isaacs, and Bart (Tammy) Isaacs. He was a loving grandfather of one grandson Brandon (Elizabeth) Isaacs. He was one of seven children; one brother survives him, Bill (Novella) Isaacs of Corryton, TN. Dennis was a World War II veteran, serving in the 82 Airborne Division of the US Army. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge since 1950. He also was a member of the Nettles Island nondenominational church. Visitation will be on Sunday, September 10 from 1:00pm-3:00pm with a funeral service following at 3:00pm, at the Newcomer Funeral Home, South Chapel, 3940 Kettering Blvd, Kettering, Ohio. A celebration of life will be held immediately following the service at the Treasure Island Supper Club, 4250 Chief Woods Lane, Moraine, Ohio. All friends and family are invited. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Dayton. Published in Dayton Daily News on Sept. 9, 2017.


Isaacs, Rev. Finley Jr.

Rev. Finley Isaacs Jr., age 84, of Independence, KY, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. The son of the late Hazel {Botner} and Finley Isaacs Sr., Finley was born in Vincent, KY on July 8, 1938. Finley enjoyed his life to the fullest but most importantly devoted his life to our Lord and Savior. He was a minister for 39 years and was the former pastor of Morning View United Methodist Church. He proudly obtained a certificate of ordained ministry from the United Methodist Church. Finley officiated 100 funerals and over 60 weddings and has left a lasting legacy for his friends, family and community. Most of all, Finley enjoyed his time spent with his family and found great joy in attending his grandchildren’s activities. In addition to his ministry, after 42 years of service, Finley retired as Office Manager from Cincinnati Electronics in Mason, Ohio. He also served in the United States Army National Guard. Those left to carry on Finley’s legacy are his wife of 62 years, Freda Isaacs; sons Jeffrey (Debbie) Isaacs and Michael (Karen) Isaacs; sisters Bernice Booth, Virginia (Bernard) Anthe, and Shirley Rucker; brother Buddy (Freddye) Isaacs; and grandchildren Tyler, Grace, Parker, and Paige Isaacs. Finley is united in heaven with his parents, sister Vala Kilburn, and brothers Bobby and Paul Isaacs. Visitation will be held between 4 PM and 7 PM on Sunday, July 24th at Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home, 11382 Madison Pike Independence, KY 41051. His funeral will take place at the funeral home on Monday, July 25th at 11 AM. Finley will be laid to rest at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to the St. Elizabeth Foundation c/o Hospice Programs at 1 Medical Village Drive Edgewood, KY 41017. For directions, to view the life tribute video, or to leave an online condolence, please visit the corresponding tabs on this page.


Isaacs, Isaac Hugh

Booneville, KY – Isaac Hugh Isaacs, 75, , Owsley County Health Care Center died Tuesday, August 13, 1996 at the Kentucky River Medical Center in Jackson, following a long illness. He was a native Owsley Countian, the son of the late Lewis and Ida Neeley Isaacs and member of the Elk Lick Baptist Church. He is survived by four sisters, Nellie Harvey, Booneville; Sophia Brandenburg and Ethel Bailey, both of Beattyville; and Martha Ruth Haney, Dayton, Ohio; one brother, Robert Isaacs, Booneville; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held on Friday, August 17 at the Elk Lick Baptist Church with Rev. Charlie Wilson officiating. Burial in the Isaacs Family Cemetery with Searcy and Strong Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel August 1996


Isaacs, Jack E.

RICHMOND, Ind. - Jack E. Isaacs, age 79, of Richmond, died Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at Reid Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Sept. 6, 1929, in Owsley County, Ky. to Charles Edward and Rissie Ross Isaacs, he had lived in this area most of his life. Jack was a 1949 graduate of Owsley County High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, serving 17 years. Jack was a salesman for D & J Homes. He was a member of Ravina Park Baptist Church and attended Fountain City Wesleyan Church. Jack and Sue loved to travel and attend grandchildren's ballgames. He was a very loving and giving dad and was always there for his children. Survivors include his wife, Sue Isaacs, whom he married July 23, 1998; daughters, Kathy Holbert and her husband, Randy of Connersville, Amy Walton and her husband, Ron of Richmond, Sonya Mathews and her husband, Randy of Richmond, Shelly Wyramon and her husband, Bill of North Carolina; son, Kevin Land of Richmond; grandchildren, Josh Smith, Lacey Orr and her husband, Justin, Shae-Anne Smith, Josh Mathews, Alexis Mathews, Braden Wyramon and Kimberly Wyramon; sisters, Martha Briscoe and Fannie Evans; brother Bill Isaacs; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Lucille Isaacs; son, Thomas Edward Best; sister, Drucilla Begley. Visitation for Jack E. Isaacs will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2009, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road W., Richmond. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 2009, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. Dave Anderson and Rev. Charles McMahan officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrim Rest Cemetery, Beattyville, Ky. Another service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2009, at Booneville Funeral Home in Booneville, Ky. with the Rev. Bill Isaacs officiating. Visitation will be from noon - 2 p.m. at the funeral home, Monday, April 13, 2009. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at April 11, 2009.


Isaacs, Lowell Earl

Booneville, KY – Lowell Earl Isaacs, 70, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2007, at St. Joseph East in Lexington, KY. Lowell was born July 14, 1936, in Jackson County, KY, to the late Barbie and Arlie (Reece) Isaacs. He was a former tool and dye foreman for Philco Ford Motor Company, enjoyed fishing and hunting, and attended the Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Earl Wayne (& Sammie) Isaacs of McKee, KY; three stepsons, McArthur Scott of Berea, KY, Jesse Scott of Michigan and Wayne Scott of Richmond, KY; four stepdaughters, Lilly Scott Barrett of Booneville, KY, Linda Kay Scott Gross of FL, Lola Taylor of MI, and Janie Shackelford of Berea, KY; three grandchildren; and one great grandchild. Also surviving are three brothers, James and Roy Dale Isaacs of IN, Donald Gene Isaacs of VA; and a host of step-grandchildren, friends and relatives. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his special companion, Fannie Scott; four brothers, Raymond, Kenneth, Virgil and Murrell Isaacs; and a sister, JoAnn Madden. Funeral services were Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at 4:00 p.m. at the Booneville Funeral Home with Brother Shawn Madden officiating. Visitation on Tuesday evening at the funeral home from 2:00 p.m. until time of service. Burial in the Clark/Scott Cemetery, Big Sturgeon Road, Owsley County, with the Booneville Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Booneville Sentinel May 17, 2007.


Isaacs, Paul Donald

A hard working man full of compassion, Paul Donald Isaacs, age 88, of Xenia, passed away on Monday, November 29th, 2021 in Xenia. He was born on March 10th, 1933 to Finley and Hazel (Botner) Isaacs. At the age of 9, a little girl named Doris, who eventually shared his last name, had a crush on him that lasted a lifetime. Throughout his time in high school, he played basketball and participated in FFA trips before graduating at only 16. He became employed at General Motors working as a Tool Room Attendant before joining the US Army. While stationed in Anchorage Alaska, he received an award for Corporal of the Year. Following his time in the Army, he married Doris June Fields, and continued his career with General Motors where he worked for 38 years as an Industrial Plumber. Even though he was working for GM full-time, he managed to run his own plumbing company for 13 years, and was even able to become a journeyman plumber. Paul loved to tell stories to family and friends, and was the resident expert at rocking and holding babies. He loved UK Basketball and being outside. He enjoyed bluegrass music, deer hunting, Nascar, and gardening. He was fearless about working on things he knew nothing about, often saying, "If you can take it apart, then you can put it back together." It wasn't until he was married that Paul became a Christ-follower, but he remained faithful until Jesus took him. He lived his faith, as Jesus called us to, with compassion. He often said, "Don't wait until someone has drowned before you throw a lifeline." These qualities, and many more, will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him! Paul is survived by his wife of 66 years, Doris June Isaacs, son Paul Isaacs (Wende), William Isaacs (Susan), Barry Isaacs (Debbie), grandchildren Rebecca Isaacs, Anthony Isaacs (Kate), Joshua Isaacs, Brandon Isaacs, Kimberly Ako (Nick), Brianna Isaacs, Heather Isaacs, great-granddaughters Angelina Paul, Scarlett Paul, and another great-grandchild due in March, siblings Bernice Booth, Virginia Anthe (Bernie), Shirley Rucker (Bob), Finley Isaacs Jr. (Freda), Buddy Isaacs (Freddye), sister-in-law Barbara Thomas, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Vala Jean Kilburn, brother Bobbie Lee Isaacs, brother-in-law Logan Thomas, daughter-in-law Millie Isaacs, and great-grandson Jackson Owen Paul. To help the family celebrate his life, you are invited to share during his visitation at Prince of Peace Church of the Brethren (800 E David Rd, Dayton, OH 45429) on Saturday, December 4th, 2021 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Masonic rights and a life celebration service will be held on Saturday, December 4th, 2021 at 12:00 pm with military honors and burial to follow at Bellbrook Cemetery. You are welcome to write a condolence, send flowers, plant a tree, and share a story or picture about Paul at During this difficult time, if you are feeling ill or unhealthy in any way, you are encouraged to pay your respects in alternative methods, such as sending a sympathy card or sharing a memory through Paul's online book of memories. In addition, the services will be streamed live via zoom. If you wish to view the services on the live stream, please reach out to funeral home to be added to the list. If you plan to attend services in person, be sure to bring your mask to wear while you are inside.

Isaacs, Robert "Bob" Duane

Isaacs, Robert "Bob/Bobby" Duane 86, of Dayton, passed away at The Wellington at Dayton, Monday, December 30, 2013. Bobby was born in Travellers Rest, Owsley County, Kentucky on March 18, 1927 to James Otis Isaacs, Sr. and Myrtle (nee Wilson) Isaacs. He is a graduate of Owsley County High School, Booneville, Kentucky; R.E.T.S. School of Electronics, Dayton, Ohio; and Universal Tool and Die Trade School. Bob enlisted in the U.S. Navy when he was 16 and served as a Gunners Mate on the USS McDermut Battleship, in the South Pacific during WWII. He was in Tokyo Bay when the Japanese Instrument Surrender was signed on the USS Missouri. He was a member of the Masonic Order, Eastern Star, and attended Spinning Road Baptist Church. He loved flying and was a licensed pilot. He also enjoyed hunting wild boar, and pheasant, the Indy 500 Race, Blue Grass music, and square dancing. He was the first pilot to land a plane at, what was then, the new Greene County Airport. He was a Journeyman in is Tool and Die Making Trade, designing and building tools and dies for the original Princess Telephone, as well as the mechanism to dispense coins for the NCR Cash Register. He is proceeded in death by his parents; a brother, James Otis Jr; sisters, Beverly Wood and Betty Hammons; and a great nephew, Liam Isaacs. He is survived by his beloved wife, Norma Jean (nee Judd) Isaacs of 64 years; sister, Joyce (Jimmy) Neuner, of Boca Raton, Florida; brother, Omar (Phyllis) Isaacs, of Dacula, Georgia; nephew, Bill Isaacs, of Lawrenceville, Georgia; 5 great nieces, 2 great nephews, and 2 great great nephews. The family will receive friends from 1:00pm-3:00pm, on Friday, January 3, 2014, and again on Saturday, January 4, 2014, from 1:00-2:00pm at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd, Kettering, Ohio 45429. Funeral Service will be held at 2pm on January 4, 2014, at the funeral home, with a committal service at Woodland Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting 01/02/2014.

Isaacs, Sandra "Sandy"

Sandra “Sandy” Isaacs, age 82, passed away on July 18, 2023, at Caroleton Healthcare in Connersville. She was the only child born to Elmer and Alvona King (*Alvona Victoria King is listed as being born in Owsley County on Jan. 6, 1922 the daughter of Nettie Gilbert) Combs in Owsley County, Kentucky on January 15, 1941. Sandy was united in marriage to Cecil Isaacs in October 1983. They moved to Florida in 1985 and lived there until his death in 1993. She was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church where she enjoyed attending and was very active in the Lamplighters and Naomi Sisters groups. She enjoyed reading and going out to eat at Daniel Girls Restaurant. She retired as an Administrative Assistant having worked at Central State Bank, Holthouse Furniture, Connersville Paint Company and she also volunteered at Fayette Memorial Hospital and the Fayette County Senior Center. Sandy is survived by her daughter, Teresa (Randy) Watson and grandchildren, Corinne Watson and Brennan (Cammie Humphries) Watson. Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 pm on Sunday July 23, 2023, at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, 513 W 8th Street, Connersville, by Pastor John Reynolds and Pastor Kim McHale. Friends and family may gather at the funeral home from 5:00 until the time of service. Graveside services will be at Dale Cemetery on Monday July 24, 2023, at 11:00 am. NOTE: Elmer Combs was born on July 24, 1917 in Jackson County, KY the son of Andy & Mattie Brewer Combs.


Ivey, Bertha Tirey

Bertha Ivey, age 74 of Hamilton passed away at her residence on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 6:05 AM. She was born in Owsley County, Kentucky on January 24, 1934 the daughter of Chester and Nancy (Moore) Tirey. Bertha was employed in the housekeeping department at Mercy Hospital of Hamilton for fifteen years, retiring in 1987. In 1955 in Hamilton she married Burt Ivey, who preceded her in death in 1989. She is survived by four daughters, Brenda (Chester) DeBorde, Joyce (Joey) Spoonamore, Debbie (Richard) Sandlin, and Donna Jean Ivey; three sons, Ronald Lee Ivey, Kenneth Ray (Diana) Ivey, and John Ray Ivey; two brothers, Conley Tirey and Chester Tirey Jr; two sisters, Lola Lamb and Hazel McCoy; eighteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and numerous other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; seven brothers, Lloyd, Edward, Walter, Wilbur, Othar, Willie, and Leslie Tirey; one sister, Emma Brandenburg; and two grandsons, Matt Ivey and Joey Spoonamore Jr. Funeral service will be held at the Pater Avenue Pentecostal Church of God, 1321 Pater Avenue, on Friday, February 22, 2008 at 2:00 PM with Tina Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the church. Brown-Dawson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. From Sarah Osborne.