First Posted: 4/2/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mr. Lonnie Ray Isaacs, 74, of Mount Airy passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2009, at Northern Hospital of Surry County. Mr. Isaacs was born in Surry County Jan. 9, 1935, to the late Ephraim and Thelma York Isaacs. He retired from Proctor-Silex. He enjoyed farming. Mr. Isaacs is survived by his wife, Bertie Mae Isaacs of the home; two daughters and a son-in-law, Lucy Hice of Mount Airy and John Hice of Elkin and Patty Isaacs of Mount Airy; a son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Jennifer Isaacs of Mount Airy; the special love of his life, his grandchildren, Keisha Hice and Austin Isaacs, both of Mount Airy; one great-grandson, Dillon Parker of Mount Airy; a sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Ronnie Sparks of Mount Airy; brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Becky Isaacs of Georgia, Leonard Isaacs of Mount Airy, Roger and Jenny Isaacs of Kernersville, Irene Isaacs of High Point and Jan Isaacs of Kentucky; special friend, Ray Sawyers; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Mr. Isaacs was preceded in death by a son, Jimmy Isaacs; a granddaughter, Michelle Parker; and two brothers, Gray and Richard Isaacs. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 2009, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Gary Sawyers with burial to follow in the new Life Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, April 3, 2009, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. The family would like to express a special thanks to Dr. Amy Robertson and the nurses on the ICU unit of Northern Surry Hospital of Surry County for the wonderful care that was given to Mr. Isaacs. Online condolences may be made to www.moodyfuneralservices.com.