VELMA TEASTER ISBELL,



75, Gardendale, died March 8, 2012, at Magnolia Ridge Rehab. Born in Blount County to Floyd Charlie and Lula Wynn Tawbush, Mrs. Isbell was a seamstress and was retired from Orthotics & Prosthetics. She was Freewill Holiness by faith, Mrs. Isbell loved flowers, camping, and enjoyed church. Besides her parents, she was also predeceased by husband Donald Dwayne Isbell and brother Vernon Tawbush.

Surviving are son Stanford Dwayne Isbell; grandson Donald Jay Isbell; brothers Virgil “Buck” Tawbush, Charlie Tawbush, Dan Tawbush; and sister Marsielle Calvert.

Eddie Tawbush officiated the 1 p.m. service on March 10, at the Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home chapel. Burial followed at Tabernacle Cemetery with Mrs. Isbell’s nephews serving as pallbearers.