Isabelle Lamar Hines died on February 3, 2021 on the age of 81. She was born Isabelle Eley Collier on March 31, 1939 in LaGrange, Georgia. She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Perrin Nicholson Collier, each from Barnesville, Georgia. She had a sister, Elizabeth “Kitsy” Trotter, sixteen years her senior.
After graduating from LaGrange Excessive Faculty, Isabelle attended Mount Vernon Junior Faculty in Washington, DC. Whereas residing in Washington, she represented Georgia because the “princess” of the Nationwide Cherry Blossom Pageant.
After Mount Vernon, Isabelle attended the College of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the place she was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She graduated from Chapel Hill in 1961 with a BA in artwork historical past and moved to Atlanta. She skilled, like many younger Atlanta natives and newcomers, on the Colonial Houses Residences, simply off Peachtree Road – a vibrant and boisterous scene, if the tales are to be believed.
Isabelle fell in love with Tom Lamar, a pupil at Emory Regulation Faculty in Rome, Georgia. They married in 1963 and moved to Ansley Park in 1965, a neighborhood she would name dwelling for the following 55 years. They’d two sons, Thomas A. Lamar, III and Perrin C. Lamar. She was a member of the Ansley Park Backyard Membership for a few years, contributing to the fantastic thing about the neighborhood and changing into shut mates with a lot of her neighbors in Ansley Park. She was a member of the Piedmont Driving Membership.
Isabella has been a daily member of the Episcopal Church of All Saints for a lot of a long time and an enthusiastic member of the ladies’s part of St. Luke. After the demise of her husband Tom in 1991, the group of All Saints has remained an anchor for her religious and social life.
It was on All Saints’ Day that Isabelle knew and cherished her fellow parishioner, Steve Hines. Isabelle and Steve married in 1998, having fun with love, companionship and a humorousness for a few years. They continued to reside in Ansley Park, but in addition loved spending as a lot time as attainable in Highlands, North Carolina.
Isabelle was an especially inventive and proficient artist. For over sixty years, she cherished portray in oils and acrylics and drawing in pastels. She studied in Atlanta with the Shatovs, Amelia James, Comer Jennings, and Ouida Canaday, and shared a studio at TULA for a few years, displaying recurrently. Though she painted many portraits – roosters, lobsters and goats amongst them – her favourite topics have been landscapes, timber, flowers and streams. She’s going to partly keep in mind her many work in personal collections throughout the South East.
Isabelle is survived by her husband of twenty-three years, Stephen E. Hines; his son Thomas A. Lamar, III and his granddaughter Isabelle E. Lamar; and his son Perrin C. Lamar (Karla).
In lieu of flowers, contributions could be despatched to All Saints Episcopal Church, 634 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308.