David Isbell

Brother David Eugene Isbell, age 55, of Helena, AL, went home to be with the Lord  Friday, February 10, 2017.  He was 17 years old when he began Preaching The Message of the Lord in various churches.  Brother David went on to becoming the Pastor of Shepherd’s Harvest for 25 years and was the administrator of the Shepherd’s Harvest Christian Academy as well.  He was serving as Associate Pastor of Oak Mountain Independent Church for the past 2 years.  He loved the Lord, his wife, Alesia and his children with all his heart. He was predeceased by his dad, Billy David Isbell,   His survivors include his wife of 36 years, Alesia Isbell;  children, Brook Isbell, Elizabeth Burnett (Clayton), Michelle Sparks (Shawn) and Haley Isbell; mother, Margo Parrish (JC); siblings, James Isbell, Tammy Blankenship and Jeannine Wyatt; step-mother, Della Isbell; 9 grandchildren and a host of other family members and friends.  The family will receive friends, 6-8 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at  Pelham Church of God.  A Funeral Service will be 11 am, Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Church. A Committal Service will follow at Cedar Grove Cemetery.  Pastors Melvin Massey, Ray Smith, George Golden and Gary Beavers are officiating the services.   Charter Funeral Home directing.


  1. Elizabeth Burnett on February 15, 2017 at 9:58 am

    Love you daddy so big ! Jubilee jubilee jubilee!

  2. Dawn on February 15, 2017 at 11:34 pm

    Our loss is Heaven’s gain.

  3. Sarah Lucas Lynch on February 16, 2017 at 12:53 am

    God Bless All your family

  4. John Leslie on February 17, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    A great man of god . A great friend and an all around great person. He was a childhood friend of mine that I loved very much words can not express the loss I feel until we meet again my friend. RIP DAVID. WE LOVE YOU

  5. Alesia Isbell on February 18, 2017 at 12:32 am

    Just want to thank each and everyone of you for such compassion you all gave me and my girls. To Mr.Ed my words couldn’t say enough about your sweet spirit and kindness you showed me through this difficult time. I pray God will continue to bless each one of you for all you did for us..

  6. Elizabeth Burnett on May 25, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    miss you dad , still seems like a nightmare. i hate how things have turned out but i know your looking down on me and my children. coltons having a hard time with kidneys and it makes me sad that i cant pick up the phone and call you to pray . you were always my security when things didnt go right i always knew if daddy said it was gone be okay then it was going to be okay! i would love to hear that from you right now. i love you and miss you so much!