Mrs. Ruth Cornett Isaacs, age 85, of Marion Cornett Road, Boone, passed away Saturday afternoon, May 3, 3014 at Watauga Medical Center.

Born July 18, 1928 in Watauga County she was a daughter of the late Marion and Ida Dotson Cornett. Ruth was retired from Shadowline and a member of Grace Baptist Church.


She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Kenneth L. Isaacs, one daughter, Brenda Dollars of Vilas, two sons, Ronnie Isaacs and Kenneth Isaacs and wife Sarah all of Boone, six grandchildren, Jason Paul Isaacs, Christopher Ryan Isaacs, Jennifer Davis, Amber Fairbetter, Denette Isaacs and Paula Coffey, and two great grandchildren, Shylas Fairbetter and Titus Coffey.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Russell, Jack and Oscar Dean Cornett.

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Cornett Isaacs will be conducted Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at Grace Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Jeff Fox and Rev. Jack Jones. Burial will follow in the Piney Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 2 o'clock until 3 o'clock at Grace Baptist Church. The family respectfully requests no food or flowers. Memorials may be made to the Isaacs family in care of Austin & Barnes Funeral Home. Online condolences may be shared with the Isaacs family at

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Isaacs family.


Funeral Homes