Lou (Keim) Isham
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[March 13, 2020]
- Betty Lou (Keim) Isham, 86, of Monohans, TX., formerly of
Lincoln, passed away Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Covenant Health,
10 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home
following visitation on Tuesday at Lucas Chapel
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Betty Lou (Keim) Isham, 86, of
Monohans, TX., formerly of Lincoln, passed away
Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Covenant Health, Lubbock,
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Holland Barry & Bennett
Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow in
Lucas Chapel Cemetery.
Betty was born May 15, 1933 in Middletown, IL., the
daughter of Harley and Myrtle (Walker) Keim. She
married George W. Isham on April 21, 1961. He
preceded her in death.
Betty worked as a Registered Nurse for many years,
retiring from Lincoln Developmental Center in 1993
after 33 years of service there. She received her
B.S. degree at Millikin University in 1963. She was
the Lincoln Developmental Center Administrator for
16 years, and also worked as the training
coordinator for the facility. She was also formerly
employed at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. She
was a member of Lincoln Christian Church where she
was involved in Jolly Seniors and was a member of
the Beacon Sunday School Class.
Surviving are her daughter Denise Hicks of Monohans, TX., and son
Roger Isham of South Elgin, IL; grandchildren: Michael Hicks, Ashley (Anthony)
Ceballos, Danica (Julian) Hernandez, Haylie Hicks, Taylor Isham, Austin Isham,
and Emma Li Isham and 6 Great Grand children.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sisters Dorothy E. Pickett
and Ruby Payne, and brother William Keim and grandchildren - Andrew Isham and
Memorial donations may be made to Lincoln Christian Church and will be accepted
at the funeral home.
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