Isabelle Hufford, 101, peacefully passed away, with family at her side, on Saturday, December 22, 2018.
She was originally from Greenville but had lived at Otterbein Senior Life for the past 14 years.
Isabelle was born on April 12, 1917 in Darke County, to the late Charles and Linnie (Brady) Powell. She married Omer Hufford on October 4, 1936, who passed away August 31, 1998. In addition to her parents and husband, Isabelle was preceded in death by her siblings; Mildred (Dave) Mowery, Charlene Powell, Pauline (Marion) Hufford, Charles Lester Powell; and great grandson, Luke William Garbig.
She is survived by her children; Jane (John) Garbig of Celina, Ohio and Larry (Linda) Hufford of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Dennis (Melanie) Garbig, Douglas (Kris) Garbig, and Ewa (John) Hufford-Rule; great grandchildren, Daniel Garbig, Emily Garbig, Matthew Garbig, Nathan Garbig, Christopher Garbig, Olivia Hufford, Ian Hufford, and Joshua Hufford.
During Isabelle's senior year in high school, she worked as an intern at the State House in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated from Greenville High School and Miami Jacobs College. After graduation, she worked for Dr. Sarver and later for the Darke County Automobile Club. She was a member of the First Congregational Christian Church in Greenville, where she taught Sunday School for many years. Isabelle and Omer delivered many Meals on Wheels in Greenville.
She moved to Otterbein Senior Life in St. Mary's Ohio in 2004. She loved being with her family and many friends at Otterbein.
A celebration of Isabelle's life will be held at Otterbein Senior Life on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 10:30 AM with Pastor Matt Overman officiating. A private family burial will be held at the convenience of the family at Greenville-Union Cemetery in Greenville, Ohio.
Family and friends may visit on Saturday from 9:30 AM until the time of the service at Otterbein.
Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Otterbein Senior Life, 11230 St. Rt. 364, St. Mary's, Ohio 45885 or Grand Lake Hospice, 1122 E. Spring St., St. Mary's, Ohio 45885
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.tributefuneralhomes.com.