Isabelle Mae (Gard) Crist

December 21, 1928 ~ January 17, 2024 (age 95) 95 Years Old

Isabelle Crist Obituary

Isabelle Mae (Gard) Crist, 95, of Winchester, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 at Ascension St. Vincent Randolph in Winchester.  She was born on December 21, 1928, in Winchester, to Ira Vestal and Osie Frances (Nolen) Gard.

Isabelle worked at WCHS and Willard Elementary in the cafeteria.  She was a member of East Street Congregational Christian Church.  She enjoyed golfing, walking and sewing.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.

Isabelle is survived by her son, Randy (Jerri Jo) Crist; two granddaughters, Carrie Crist and Mandy (Gavin) Doss; three great grandchildren, Devin (Shiann) Harris, Colton (Cass Fenton) Merchant, and Makenzie Merchant; great great grandchildren, Lyndon Harris, Blakelynn Bosworth, Kohen Merchant, Damien Doss, Bentley Lang, and Brooklyn Lang; and several nieces and nephews.

Isabelle was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald E. Crist; a son, Jeffrey Crist; and brothers and sisters, Roy G. Gard, Kenneth E. Gard, Garnet E. Farmer, Albert Vestal Gard, Voyle Gard, Dale Gard, LaVera Hancock, Fred Gard and Jane Darkis.

A service to celebrate Isabelle’s life will be at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, January 22, 2024 at the Walker Funeral Home in Winchester with Pastor Rob Butler officiating.  Burial will follow at Buena Vista Cemetery.

Friends and family may call from 1-2 p.m., on Monday at the funeral home.

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January 22, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Walker Funeral Home
248 E. South St.
Winchester, IN 47394

Funeral Service
January 22, 2024

2:00 PM
Walker Funeral Home
248 E. South St.
Winchester, IN 47394


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