In Memoriam
Aaron  Paul  Isham
Sequoyah Student 1960s


  Tahlequah, Okla. ~  Aaron Paul Isham , (Seq. Class of 1962) Park Hill resident, died Monday, July 9, 2012, at his home. He was 68 years of age.

Services will be Wednesday July 11, at 2 p.m., in the Hart Funeral Home Chapel, with Chaplain Lisa Sowers officiating, assisted by Bro. Sam England. Interment will follow in the Reese Cemetery in Stilwell. Arrangements are under the direction of Hart Funeral Home.

Aaron was born Sept. 15, 1943 in Hominy, the son of Lynn and Mary Eleanor (Watt) Isham. He was a graduate of  Sequoyah High School . He received his college degree from Sacramento State College in Sacramento, Calif. He was also a graduate of the Professional Investigators School in Los Angeles.

He served in the United States Army, receiving his Honorable Discharge following over 20 years of service. While in the Army he was stationed in Germany, Vietnam and Korea. Following his retirement, he joined the Vahijo Police Department in California. He later joined the National Bail Enforcement as a professional licensed bounty hunter, retiring in 2000. Aaron enjoyed hunting, fishing, archery and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers:  Lawrence Smith (Class of '54)  ,  Clarence Smith  (Seq. Student 1950s) , Leroy Carpenter and Junior Carpenter; and sisters:  Rosie Isham Burton  (Class of '61)Connie Isham York  (Seq. Soph. '62)  and Jessie Copeland.

Surviving are his wife, Naomi Keys-Isham of the home; children, John Paul Isham and fiancé Crystal Drebing, of San Francisco, Calif., Sharon Pauline Sumter and husband Christopher, of Danville, Calif.; special nephew, Dallas Pettigrew of Park Hill; twin sister,  Shaaron Pauline Isham Butler  (Seq. Class of  '62)  of Muskogee; grandchildren, Carson and Logan Sumter and Tristen Cardosi; many nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives also survive him.

Visit www.hartfuneralhome.net to sign his guestbook or leave a memory for his family.