Jacob Ishmael

Saturday, July 13, 2002

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Jacob Carl "Jake" Ishmael, 80, of East Prairie died Friday, July 12, 2002, at his home.

He was born Sept. 30, 1921, at East Prairie, son of Harry O. and Chessie B. Zook Ishmael. He and Ruth T. Nall were married June 23, 1953.

Ishmael was a retired truck driver.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Elmo Ishmael of Salt City, Utah, Harry Lee Ishmael of Chaffee, Mo., two daughters, Chessie Keene and Donna Shands both of East Prairie, Mo., two sisters, Lillian Emig of St. Charles, Mo., Alice Bell of East Prairie; 16 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, two brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie after 6 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home chapel, with Bill Bradley officiating. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery.