The lady with the sweetest smile, Marian Mason Isbell, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at her residence on Wilmington Island. She was 93 years of age.
Mrs. Isbell, a native of Union, Mississippi, was a graduate of Athens State College in Athens, Alabama. At Athens College she met her future husband, Andrew J. “Jay” Isbell. In 67 years, they raised a family and impacted many young lives as teachers. They moved to LaFayette, Georgia in 1957, where she taught school until her retirement in 1986. She received a Master’s degree from Berry College in Rome, Georgia.
Mrs. Isbell moved to Savannah in 1994. She was a member of First Baptist Church of the Islands.
Marian is survived by siblings, Chloe Mason Luke, Lois Mason Williams, Jack Mason, and Charles Mason; sons, Ken (Tere), Andy; daughter, Carole Love (Pete), all of Savannah; daughter, Cheryl Bigham (Jerry) of Evans, GA; grandson, Mason Love (Maggie); granddaughter, Caitlin Love; great-grands, Adrian and Thomas Love, and numerous nephews and nieces.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Greenwich Cemetery.
Remembrances may be made to First Baptist Church of the Islands, 6613 Johnny Mercer Blvd., Savannah, GA 31410
Prayers of comfort for the Love Family.
- Katherine D McKenzie, Savannah, GA
Great lady- she will be missed. Will be praying for the family. God Bless
- Faust family, Savannah, Ga
Offering our thoughts and prayers to the family. Artis Family
- Krystal Artis, Savannah, Ga
It was an honor to be a part of this family for many years. I told Mr. & MRS. ISBELL many times I wanted a marriage like theirs. She will never be forgotten ♥
- Mary Beth Lay, Rocky Face, GA
We are so sorry that we were not able to be with you during this time. We are continuing to pray for you all and treasure the memories of our dear Marian
- Chloe Luke, Sevierville, TN