November 7, 2012

Theressa Isaacs

ROSSVILLE — Theressa Isaacs, 96, of Rossville, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Milner’s Community Healthcare in Rossville.

She was born Dec. 17, 1915, in Camden, the daughter of Truman Charles and Jesse Leone Kirkpatrick Beougher. Theressa grew up in Flora then moved to Logansport for the majority of her life. She returned to Flora before moving to Rossville. She graduated from Camden High School in 1933. On Aug. 15, 1936, she married Dale Lee Isaacs, Sr.; he preceded her in death on June 2, 1980.

Theressa worked at Long Cliff Hospital during World War II; she retired from Elco Industries in the 1980s. She also traveled extensively throughout the United States and Europe, as well as trips to China and Australia. Church was very important to Theressa. She was an active member of Ninth Street Christian Church for over 50 years and more recently active in Flora Christian Church.

Surviving Theressa are two children, Dale Lee (wife, Linda) Issacs, Jr., of San Angelo, Texas, and Theressa E. (husband, Delton) Propes, Tulsa, Okla.; two sisters, Doris Sink, of Marion, and Joan (husband, Pete) Jackson, of Flora; one brother, Donald Beougher, of Logansport; six grandchildren, Kenlyn Pinney, Jonathan Isaacs, Brett Propes, Steven Isaacs, Heather Jones, and Amber Coddington; and 14 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, George Beougher and Willis Beougher.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Genda Funeral Home-Reinke Chapel in Flora.  

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with the Rev. Woody Slade officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Flora.