Barbara Jane Isebell, 40, of Manila, died Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Nuremberg, Germany, she was reared in Sacramento, Calif., and moved to Manila in 1980. She was a former employee of Bush Canning Company in Blytheville and retired due to her declining health. Miss Isebell was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by her parents, Jessie and Shirley Palmer Isebell of Manila; two sisters, Wanda "Jeannie" Sanders of Leachville and Debra "Joannie" Isebell of Manila; her grandmother, Ophelia Isebell of Blytheville
She was preceded in death by her brother, Dennis Isebell in 1995.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) at Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. William Piercy officiating. Burial will follow in the Manila Cemetery.