Nelson R. Isom
Nelson R. Isom, 78, Waltonville died at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 15
at his home in Waltonville.
Funeral services for Mr. Isom will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday
at Fry Funeral Home in Waltonville with the Rev. Floyd Hartley
officiating. Burial will follow in Knob Prairie Cemetery in
Waltonville. Friends may visit after 6 p.m. today at the
A retired truck driver, Mr. Isom was born Dec. 17, 1900, in
Jefferson County to Ira and Zula (Clampet) Isom. On August 29, 1919,
he married the former Inez V. Green, who preceded him in death
Mr. Isom is survived by a son, Ralph Isom, Mt. Vernon; three
daughters, Mrs. Bill (Evelyn) Tolley, Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Merle
(Faye) Rightnowar, Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Harry (Jean Ann) Scroggins,
Waltonville; four sisters, Mrs. Gusta Lackey, Sesser, Mrs. Fern
Atkins, Waltonville, Mrs. Eudene Dees, Waltonville, and Mrs.
Louise Cox, Fulton, Mo.; five grandchildren; one foster grandchild;
one great-grandchild; and two foster great-grandchildren.
Besides his wife and parents, Mr. Isom was prececed in death
by two sons, a sister and three brothers.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Date: Dec. 1979
Submitted by: Rosemary Newell Atkins