Shirley R. (Smith) ISAACS

News Death Notice

ISAACS, Shirley R. (Smith) 76, of West Carrollton, Ohio, widow of the late Lenval Isaacs, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Shirley was born on June 2, 1937 in Jackson County, Tennessee, to the late Lloyd & Dolores Smith. Shirley spent most of her adult life in the Dayton area, employed until retirement by Hollander Industries. After retirement, she returned to Tennessee, where she enjoyed gardening and spending time with her sisters and brother, as well as being a member of the New Hope Church. Shirley was an eternally loving mother, having raised 5 children on her own after being widowed in 1975, and her loving ways continued on through her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many others who came to be her "extended family". She was preceded in death by her oldest son, Michael (dec. August, 2011). She is survived by Jeffrey & Robin Isaacs, Zeke & Lauren Isaacs and Mark Isaacs of Dayton, Ohio and Pamela & Tom Colceri of Georgetown, KY. Shirley was blessed with 11 grandchildren and 8 great-children. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:00 pm on Tuesday, May 20 (TODAY) at Newcomer Funeral Home - South Chapel, 3940 Kettering Blvd., Kettering, Ohio. Funeral services will take place at 4:00 pm Wednesday, May 21 at the New Hope Church in Hilham, Tennessee, officiated by the Rev. Philip Morgan. Visitation prior to funeral services will begin at 3:00 pm. To send the family a condolence online, please visit

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Published in Dayton Daily News on May 20, 2014