Isabelle  Gilbreath

Isabelle Gilbreath

Isabelle Finch Gilbreath, 83, of Duluth, GA, died Sunday, December 12, 2010. Mrs. Gilbreath was born in Chester, SC and was the daughter of the late James B. Finch and Mary Kate Burris Finch. She was married to John W. Gilbreath, Sr. who died in 2003. She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Louise Finch Lewis of Asheville, NC. She is survived by her son John W. Gilbreath, Jr., his wife Dianne Dorsey Gilbreath, of Duluth, GA, by her daughter Catherine Gilbreath Lawson of Johns Creek, GA, as well as by her grand-daughter Lisa Catherine Selem and her husband Alex Selem of Lawrenceville, GA. She is also survived by her three step-grandchildren, seven step great grand-children, and two special grand-doggies, Bailey and Emmy. In addition to her family, she cherished the friendship of many special friends. She worked for 20 years as an Administrative Assistant at Asheville School in Asheville, NC. Throughout her life she enjoyed crafting and traveling in her R.V. She was a dog lover and had many pets in her lifetime. She was a devout Christian and member of the McKendree United Methodist Church. Her positive outlook on life was an inspiration to all who knew her. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 16, 2010, at 11:00 am at McKendree United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville, GA with visitation beginning at 10:00 am. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. Flowers are acceptable and may be sent to Eternal Hills Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to McKendree United Methodist Church at 1570 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road Lawrenceville, GA 30043, www.mckendreeumc.org/giving . Please join us in celebrating Isabelle's life by visiting www.eternalhillsfuneralhome.com . Services entrusted to Eternal Hills Funeral Home, 770.972.3155.