Isiah Charleston

Published 11:22 am Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Services were today for Isiah Charleston at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Dellie C. Robinson officiating. Robbins Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

Mr. Charleston died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at his home. He was 65.

Mr. Charleston was a lifelong resident of Bovina. He was a member of Bethlehem and Oak Chapel churches, where he was a deacon. He was a Vietnam veteran of the U.S. Army. He received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Jackson State University.

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He was preceded in death by his son, Patrick Charleston; parents, Pheola and Ike Charleston; adoptive parents, Charlie and Delilah Jordan; a sister, Louisa Chancellor; and a brother, Roosevelt Charleston.

Survivors include his daughter, Dyonnis Armstrong of Jackson; three sisters, Johnny Mae Stevenson, JoAnne Stevenson and Barbara “Bobbie” Shepherd, all of Los Angeles; and two brothers, Charlie Stevenson and Jessie Stevenson, both of Los Angeles.