Isanhour, Lina Clare

ISANHOUR, Lina Clare

Lina Clare Isanhour, 92, handed away on March 8, 2021. Daughter of the late Ernest Clyde Isanhour, Sr., and Agnes Allsopp Isanhour, and sister of the late Ernest Clyde Isanhour, Jr.

Ms. Isanhour attended faculties in Atlanta and Fulton County. She graduated from the Napsonian Faculty in 1946. She obtained her BA from the College of Oglethorpe, her MA in Political Science from the College of Georgia and her EDS diploma additionally from the College of Georgia. Throughout her time at Oglethorpe College, she was president of the honorary society and named in Who’s Who amongst college students of American schools and universities. As a graduate scholar on the College of Georgia, she was a member of the Honorary Society of Political Science, Pi Sigma Alpha. She obtained a instructing assistantship and taught semester at UGA whereas incomes her Masters.

Ms. Isanhour has been a instructor in Atlanta Public Faculties for 32 years. Her first eight years had been in elementary college, and the final 24 years had been in highschool social research at Brown Excessive, the place she served as chair of the social science division, and sponsored the honour membership. She was the legislative president of the Atlanta Academics Affiliation for 5 years, the place she labored to usher in Atlanta academics as a part of the state’s Academics Retirement Program.

After retiring from Atlanta Public Faculties, Ms. Isanhour labored at Lovett Faculty as an administrative assistant and group relations coordinator. She was lively in volunteer work on the Smyrna Public Library and was editor-in-chief of “The Hyperlink”, the quarterly publication of the Pals of the Smyrna Library. For a number of years, Ms. Isanhour taught a family tree course on the Smyrna Library and was instrumental in constructing a family tree part there. For his work in family tree, it was beneficial to the Smyrna Metropolis Council {that a} room within the library be named in his honor; subsequently, the mayor of the town of Smyrna issued a proclamation thus naming the division, and a bronze plaque was positioned there to call the corridor Clare Isanhour. Later, one other proclamation was issued and a tree was planted in his identify on the Taylor-Brawner home in Smyrna for his assist in discovering a few of the descendants of those that lived in the home.

Ms. Isanhour has written a number of books on household historical past and native historical past. All will be discovered on the Library of Congress in addition to at native libraries. One centered on the life and descendants of Hardy Tempo, who was an early settler and promoter of the Vinings space in Atlanta. For this volunteer work, she was honored by the Vinings Historic Society together with her identify inscribed on a brick on the Solomon Tempo Home in Vinings. One other essential native story she wrote involved the early settlements in Meriwether County, Georgia.

There aren’t any quick survivors.

Funeral providers will likely be held on Saturday March 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in Smyrna First United Methodist Church. Interment will happen instantly following the service at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs, GA.

In lieu of flowers, please ship your contributions to Smyrna First United Methodist Church, 1315 Harmony Street, Smyrna, GA 30080, or the Smyrna Library Family tree Division, 100 Village Inexperienced Circle, Smyrna, GA 30080.

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