Clyde Isom

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

ANNA, Ill. -- Clyde V. Isom, 80, of Anna died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at Union County Hospital.

He was born July 9, 1924, in Perks, Ill., son of Merideth and Cleta Gillette Isom. He and Jenny Lou Arnhart were married Jan. 6, 1946, in Osceola, Ark. She died Sept. 11, 2003.

Isom was a member of Anna Heights Baptist Church.

Survivors include a son, David Isom of Anna; three daughters, Louise Connett of Mattoon, Ill., Diane Crider of Gonzales, La., Betty Grove of Danville, Ill.; three sisters, Evelyn Long of Delavan, Wis., Maxine Johnson of Anna, Sue Murphy of Ullin, Ill.; three brothers, Melvin "Tunney" Isom of Anna, Kenneth Isom of Arlington, Texas, Jim Isom of Phoenix, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son and two brothers.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna today from 1 p.m. until time of service.

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. today at the funeral home, with Dr. John Connett and the Rev. Keith Crider officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery at Makanda, Ill.