Wanda Jean Isaacs, 79, of Greenville, Texas, passed away on
Sunday, June 9, 2019. She was born in Windom, Texas on June 20, 1939 to Barney
and Thelma Durham. She was a graduate of the Class of 1957 of Greenville High
School and received her bachelorís and masterís degrees in music from East
Texas State University.
On July 22, 1961 she married Robert Lee Isaacs in Bells,
Texas. She was an excellent seamstress and sewed for the public for many years
before working for Southwest Sunbelt and retiring from Raytheon. She was a
member of Wesley United Methodist Church where she enjoyed singing in the choir.
Music was a very important to Wanda and she sang with the Greenville Concert
Chorus for many years.
She is survived by daughters Lori Philyaw
and husband Bob, and Lisa Hooten and husband Randy, all of Greenville, and Lana
Harris and husband Brian of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Grandchildren Cris Philyaw,
Samantha Kelley and husband Leonard, Amanda Sumrow and husband Alex, Adam Philyaw
and partner William Svrcek, Matthew Hooten and wife Gabby, Carolanne Turpin and
husband Andrew, Colten Harris and wife Francie, and Parker Hooten and
girlfriend Mia Lee. She was GiGi to her great grandchildren Faith, Brody &
Liam Thibault, Kennedey and Kennley Sumrow, Madison & Aiden Hooten, Hadley &
Evelyn Jo Philyaw, Liam Kelley, Mason, Meredith & Mitchell Turpin. She is
also survived by special friend Jennifer Griggs and a host of nieces, nephews,
and extended family, and her beloved cat Tyler.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sisters
Frances Hill and Thelma Currin, and brother Bill Durham.
Visitation will be Thursday, June 13, from 6 Ė 8 pm at
Coker Mathews funeral home. Services will be Friday, June 14, at 10 a.m. at
Wesley United Methodist Church, Greenville, Texas. Burial will be at Memoryland
Memorial donations may be made to Wesley United Methodist
Church or to the Williams Syndrome Association - https://williams-syndrome.org