Mr. Hugh Emory Isbell

Mr. Hugh Emory Isbell, Age 88 of Eastanollee passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2023 at the Northside Hospital Gwinnett.

A son of the late Jones and Venice Smith Isbell, he was born January 7, 1935 in Clarke County, Georgia having lived most of his life in Stephens County.  He was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and was retired from Duke Power Company with 22 years of service.  He was a motorcycle enthusiast and loved hunting.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Keith Isbell and by a brother, Ty Isbell.

Survivors include his wife of the home, Deborah Jarrell Isbell; son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Anya Isbell of Toccoa; daughter, Kim Steen of Martin; grandchildren, Corey Steen, Tyler and Jordan Isbell, Megan and Casey Chambers; step-grandchildren, Daniel and Sasha Burdette and Erin and Colt Sweet; three nephews.

Graveside services will be Friday, September 22, 2023, 2 o’clock p.m. at Stephens Memorial Gardens with The Reverend Jerrell Beatty officiating.  The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Tyler Isbell, Casey Chambers, Colt Sweet, David Cheek, Carl Oliver, Matthew Lathan, Ben Dooley, Jr. and Steve Crisp.

The family will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Thursday, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.  Online condolences may be left for the family at

Interment will follow in the Stephens Memorial Gardens with the Acree-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Hugh Isbell.