Carol Emma Watts Isaacson passed away peacefully at home February 10, 2017. She was born October 3, 1932 in Ephraim, Utah to John Clayton and Mary Christiana Thomson Watts the sixth of ten children.
Carol spent her early years in the Sanpete area attending various schools. Her family moved to Orem where she graduated from Lincoln High School in May 1950. She participated in choir, drill team and played the clarinet in the band.
She met her husband, Merlin Dee Isaacson, in high school. They were married in the Salt Lake LDS Temple May 19, 1950. She and Merlin were blessed with four children.
Carol enjoyed music, rides in the canyon, her collections, her children and grandchildren and just being with her sweetheart. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served faithfully in all her callings throughout the years. She loved to attend the temple!
Survivors include her husband, Merlin; children, Jeffery Merlin (Darlene) Isaacson of Bellevue, WA, Douglas John (Lani) Isaacson of Clearfield, William Scott (Annie) Isaacson of St. George, and Sheri (Greg) Hills of Derby, KS; 20 grandchildren and 24 great grandchildren; brother, Everett (Myrna) Watts, Orem, Bruce (Karen) Watts, Heber City; and a sister, Diane Quilter, Springville. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Andy, John, Kent and Edward Watts and sisters Alice Mitchell and Mary Booth.
Funeral services will be held Friday, February 17, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Edgemont 6th Ward, 4056 Timpview Drive, Provo. There will be a viewing at the church on Thursday, Feb. 16th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 am prior to the services. Interment will be in the Provo City Cemetery.
Many thanks to the staff at Stonehenge Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Canyon Hospice, especially Heidi and Lisa.