Click to enlargeBeloved mother of the Lennon Sisters passes.

Isabelle Emily Lennon Miller, 85, of Branson Missouri passed away Sunday, May 1, 2005 at her home, surrounded by her family.

Isabelle (Sis) was born on July 25, 1919 in Los Angeles, California to Danforth and Ysabel (Alvarez) Denning. She graduated from Venice High School in Venice, CA. She married William Herbert (Billy) Lennon on February 19, 1939 and they were blessed with twelve children. They celebrated 30 years together before he passed away in August of 1969.

At the age of 79, Sis married her high school sweetheart, Joseph Braxton Miller, on October 17, 1998.

Sis, mother of Branson entertainers The Lennon Sisters and The Lennon Brothers, moved to the Tri-Lakes Area in 1996 from Venice, California. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother.

She was the Rock upon which the Lennon Family was built.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Danforth and Ysabel Denning, her husband William Herbert Lennon, her brother Danforth Denning, Jr., her daughter Mary and two grandsons, John and Samuel.

Isabelle is survived by her loving husband Joe Miller; 5 sons -- Dan, Pat, Bill, Joe and Kipp; 6 daughters -- Dee Dee, Peggy, Kathy, Janet, Mimi and Annie; 6 stepsons -- Stephen, Philip, Tom, Dan, Chris and Pete; 1 stepdaughter -- Teresa; 30 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 1 great great granddaughter; 31 step grandchildren; 3 step great grandchildren; and hundreds of people of all ages whose lives were changed by her generous and welcoming spirit.

Services are scheduled for Wednesday, May 4, 2005.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Community Hospices of America, 1756 Bee Creek Road, Suite G, Branson, Missouri or Mission Teaching Foundation, 12000 Mitchell Avenue, Apt. 1, Los Angeles, California 90066.

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