Joan Gaynelle Isaacs

March 4, 1939 - April 27, 2012

03/04/1939 - 04/27/2012

Joan Gaynelle Isaacs, 73, of Zirconia, went to be with the Lord, on Friday, April 27, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County and a daughter of the late Dock and Myrtle Ballard of Zirconia. She was owner and operator of Tuxedo Community Store for 12 years and owner and operator of Hillís General Store in East Flat Rock for nine years. Her hobbies included gardening vegetables and growing numerous varieties of flowers. She also loved canning fruits and vegetables. She enjoyed spending time with her many grandchildren. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be greatly missed and remembered by her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Teddy Ballard and a daughter-in-law, Cheryl Searcy Isaacs.

Survivors include her loving husband of 54 years, Oscar Isaacs of Zirconia; two sons, Rex Isaacs of Travelers Rest, S.C. and Brad Isaacs and his wife, Veronica of Zirconia; two daughters, Debbie Isaacs of Riverton, Wyo. and Jennifer Thiessen and her husband, Michael, of Zirconia; three sisters, Lavonia Dayton of Kansas, Juanita Beddingfield of Florida and Judy Helms of Zirconia; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with the Rev. Lewis Staton officiating. Burial will follow the service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to Four Seasons Compassion for Life, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, N.C., 28731. The family would also like to say a special thank you to Dr. Clara Kim of Hendersonville.

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Charles Greene
8 years ago

Oscar and family my prayers will go out to you in this time.

Karen Johnson Jensen
8 years ago

Thinking of you!

Jeannie & Glen Lindsey
8 years ago

Please know that your family will be in our prayers during the days ahead. May God bless you.

Sam+Marilyn Cox
8 years ago

Brad, so sorry about your mom.

Leann Lindsey Moon
8 years ago

Dear Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of loss. Leann Lindsey Moon and Son, Matthew Morgan

8 years ago


shane bradley
8 years ago

oscar may god bless you and your family you all are in my thoughts and prayers

Scott Gosnell
8 years ago

I am sorry to hear your Mother, Wife and Friend has moved on. Condolences to all family members.

Buena Hyder
8 years ago

Dear Isaacs Family,

My deepest sorrow for the loss of your loved one. May

God hold you in his arms and

comfort your heart during this hard time. My prayers are with you all and especially Jennifer and Judy. Love to all, Buena

James and Judy Osteen
8 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Praying that God will help you all through this time..