Glenda Lou Owens Isaacs
Glenda Lou Owens Isaacs, 77, of Isaacs Branch Road, Sugar Grove, died Thursday evening, August 30, 2012, at her home. Born December 10, 1934, in Avery County, she was a daughter of Emma Jean Meredith Owens and the late Grady Owens.
Mrs. Isaacs was of the Baptist faith. After retiring as cafeteria manager and group manager at Watauga Opportunities, Creekside and Kellwood Group Homes, she continued providing respite care for children and adults with special needs. Her favorite pastimes were tending her flower garden and quilting.
Mrs. Isaacs is survived by her son, John Isaacs and wife, Michelle, of Vilas; her daughter, Della Campbell and husband, Rick, ,of Butler, Tenn.; her grandson, Dylan Isaacs of Vilas; her mother, Emma Jean Owens of Newland; and four brothers, Bob Owens and wife, Alice, of Spruce Pine, Cliff Owens and wife, Dot, of Henrico, Jake Owens and wife, Suzanne, of Newland, and Denver "Butch" Owens and wife, Susie, of Bakersville.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Ed Isaacs; sister, Doris Ann McGuire; brother-in-law, Ray McGuire; nephew, Anthony McGuire; and her father, Grady Owens.
Funeral services will be conducted 4 p.m. Sunday, September 2, 2012, at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Pastor Toby Oliver. The family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Austin & Barnes. Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday at the Henson's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Online condolences may be expressed at the website http://www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Isaacs family.