The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

March 25, 2013

Charlotte J. Isom


COVINGTON, Ind. — Charlotte J. Isom, 81, of Covington, Ind., passed away at 11:30 p.m. EDT March 23, 2013, at The Waters in Covington.

She was born Feb. 19, 1932, in El Paso, the daughter of Amos Wilbur and Eva Mae (Cox) Carpenter. She married Charles Duane Isom on June 15, 1958, at Stringtown Church of God.

Surviving are one daughter, Dianna (John) Lutes of Brownsburg, Ind.; one daughter-in-law, Julia Isom of Covington; one brother, Alva (Mary Lou) Carpenter of Covington; three grandchildren, Preston Lutes, Haley Isom and Caroline Isom; three nephews, Larry (Tammy) Carpenter, Darrell (Ura) Carpenter and Steve (Tracy) Carpenter; one niece, Debbie (Cole) Butler, and her cat, Meeko.

Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two sons, Wilbur Duane and infant Michael Allen Isom; and one daughter, infant Nancy Marie Isom.

She was a member of Stringtown Church of God where she was part of the Women’s Church of God. She was a Sunday school teacher, babysitter and involved in Boy and Girl Scouts. Charlotte loved making crafts, arranging flowers and taking care of animals. She even raised wild rabbits, birds and a possum. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren.

A Celebration of Charlotte’s life will be held at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Sunset’s Covington Chapel with Keith Klossner officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. EDT Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Memorials can be made in Charlotte’s name to Springtown Church of God. Please join Charlotte’s family in sharing photos, videos and memories through her tribute wall at

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