Margie Pennell Isaacs, age 76, of Tater Hill Road, Zionville, passed away Saturday morning, January 4, 2020, at Watauga Center.

Margie was born October 7, 1943 in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Edward Franklin Pennell and Emma Pearl Sanders Pennell. She was a retired employee of Dan'l Boone Inn and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Estel Curtis Isaacs and wife Eva, and Richard Smith Isaacs and wife Laura, all of Zionville; eight granddaughters, Kristina Parsons and husband Greg, April Brigman and husband Geoffrey, all of Zionville, Kimberly Rich and husband Jim of Boone, Katie Isaacs and companion, Jeremy Tester of Vilas, Shelly Thomas and husband Aarion of Zionville, Chelsea Ricker and husband Brennan of Kingsport, Tennessee, Linsey Way and husband Dakota of Greenville, Tennessee, and Lizzie Isaacs of Boone; four grandsons, Richie Isaacs of Zionville, Chris Isaacs of Boone, Junior Isaacs of Zionville, and Steven Isaacs of Vilas, two special friends, Linda Lawrence and Freida Isaacs.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Estel Smith Isaacs; two sons, Craig and Eddie Isaacs; three brothers, Archie, Ernest, and Dean Pennell; one sister, Della Lawrence, and one granddaughter Brittany Isaacs.

Funeral services for Margie Pennell Isaacs will be conducted Wednesday afternoon, January 8, 2020, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Derick Wilson and Pastor Jerry Lee Pennell. Burial will follow in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening, from 6:00 until 8:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shriner's Children Hospital, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, South Carolina, 29605.

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