JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Carl J. Isaacs

Carl J. Isaacs, 72, of Bonnie died 11:52 a.m. Aug. 29, 2005, 
at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. 

He was a painter. Mr. Isaacs was born July 3, 1933, in Benton to 
Carl Gentry and Rosie Marie (Gibbs) Isaacs. He married Betty (Glasco) 
Williams Feb. 22, 2002, in Bonnie; she survives. 

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at Johnston Funeral 
Home in Mt. Vernon. The Rev. Jesse Allen will officiate. Burial 
will follow in Kirk Cemetery in Ina. 
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Johnston Funeral Home in Mt. 
Vernon. 

Mr. Isaacs is survived by his wife, Betty Isaacs of Bonnie; three 
sons, Donald Isaacs, Gary Isaacs and Carl J. Isaacs Jr.; a daughter, 
Karen Ogilive and husband Dave of Indiana; four stepdaughters, Diana 
Higgins and husband David of Waltonville, Karen Fields and husband Gene of 
Dahinda, Debbie Webb and husband Harvey of Mt. Vernon and Tammy Reeker 
and husband Alan of Mt. Vernon; five grandchildren; several 
stepgrandchildren; a brother, George “Barney” Isaacs of Florida; and a sister, 
Madge Hayes and husband Ron of Mt. Vernon. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. 

Mr. Isaacs attended Bonnie Church of God. He served in the Korean Conflict. 
He was like a father to his stepchildren. He loved country music and was 
active in church work. 

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 
or the Humane Society and will be accepted at Johnston Funeral Home. 
For more information, you may contact Johnston Funeral Home at 242-0604



Date: 8-31-2005
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon IL 
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com
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