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Doris Faye (Hardin) Isaacs
December 1, 1942 ~ July 14, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Doris Faye Hardin Isaacs, age 80, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 14, 2023 at NE Georgia Medical Hospital in Gainesville, GA. Doris was from Forest City, NC. She moved to Morganton, NC in her early 20’s, marrying Carol E. Isaacs. Morganton, NC is where she raised her children and began her career with the NC Forest Service. She later moved to Asheville, NC and retired from the NC Forest Service after 31 years of service. In addition, she worked part-time at Memorial Mission Hospital.
Doris was a lifelong Baptist. She loved reading, spending time with her grandkids and great grandkids, as well as bird watching and her love of flowers.
She was the daughter of the late Ralston Lee Hardin and Gladys Green Hardin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Carol Eugene Isaacs, her brother Larry Thomas (Booger) Hardin and her sister Patsy H. Lee.
Doris is survived by her son Michael E. Isaacs and wife Melody H. Isaacs of Candler, NC and her daughter Karen I. Freeman of Winder, GA; seven grandchildren, Kaylie R. Freeman of Winder, GA, Michael T. Isaacs of West Virginia, Travis Isaacs of Maryland, Coltan Curtis of Marion, NC, Shannon I. Kisselburg and husband Page of Leicester, NC, Macie H. Gunter and husband Brandon, and Tyler Hanshaw of Candler, NC; 9 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her brother Howard Hardin, and sisters Libby Allred, Bonnie Lee, Peggy Ponder, and Nancy Ramsey, all of the Rutherford County, NC area.
The graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday July 29, 2023, at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in Forest City, NC with Reverend Chris Bucy officiating.