Cora Isaac, 97, of State College, PA and formerly of Vinton, Ohio passed away on April 16, 2014 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College PA following a brief illness. She was born March 16, 1917 to Eli and Rebecca Johnson in Weeksbury KY. On June 1, 1934 she married Mayland Isaac. Following the passing of her husband in Ohio she moved to Pennsylvania.
She is survived by four daughters; Verdie Rider of Pomeroy, OH, Carol Sue Fitzgerald (Richard) of State College, PA, Junnie Heverly (Craig) of Howard, PA, Julia Boone (Gary) of Mill Hall,PA and three sons; Elige Isaac of Ypsilanti, MI, Eppie Isaac (Trudy) of Ypsilanti, MI, and Lonzo Isaac (Patty) of Montrose PA.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her husband, was her daughter Lola Isaac, and three sons, Vernon Isaac of Vinton OH, Mayland Dean Isaac of Oak Hill, OH, and Robert Lee Isaac of Erie, PA.
Additionally, she cherished the spirit and innocence displayed to her through her 25 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, and 13 great, great, grandchildren.
Throughout her life Cora was known for her keen sense of humor, love of gardening both flowers and vegetables, sharp card playing skills, her famous biscuits and gravy, and the love she always showed for family, friends and strangers. Everyone was welcomed in her home. No one ever left hungry even if it meant sacrifice on her part. Her table was God’s table.
Services will be held on Monday, April 21st at Little Pearl Old Regular Baptist Church on Mount Tabor Road near Vinton, OH. Family members will be received from 12:00 to 1:00 PM with friends of the family being received from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. Service for Cora will begin at 2:00 P.M.