SPOKES, Isobel (née Hallyburton)

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Born on August 22, 1936. Passed away on July 20, 2020.

83 years young.
Beloved wife of Reg (dec). Loved mother of Allan, Julie and Christine.
Beloved Nana of her many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Daughter to Clive “Quid” and Sylvia “Tib” Hallyburton (both dec).
Sister to Lester (dec), Bill (Perth), Malcome (dec) and Dorothy (Ballarat).

Funeral Notice

Private service

The Funeral of Mrs. Isobel Spokes will be live-streamed on Friday, July 24, 2020 commencing at 10:30 a.m.

To view the live-stream, click here.

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  1. Fond memories of a dear sister and sister-in-law of Malcolm(dec) and Barbara and their families. Rest In Peace Isobel .Deepest sympathy to Allan,Julie and Christine and families.

    Barbara Hallyburton July 21 2020 1:25 pm
  2. We’re saddened to hear of Isobels passing, sending our love to the Spokes family on the passing of their mum, such a beautiful lady always had a smile & time for a chat and a laugh. RIP isobel
    Lorraine & Garry McGlynn & the Nowell family X0

    Lorraine McGlynn July 21 2020 3:44 pm
  3. Deepest sympathy to all of Isobel’s family. She was a wonderful woman. Such lovely memories of her from what seems like my whole life . Raelene McDonald nee Boyd

    Raelene McDonald July 21 2020 7:28 pm
  4. With a heavy heart, we say goodbye to our beautiful Issy. Issy was a long standing member of the Colac Golf Club.
    Loved dearly, by her fellow golfing buddies.
    Our Deepest sympathy to Chris, Geoffrey, Brendan, Roselle, little Charli, Aaron, Larissa, Shaun, Tegan and Spokes family.
    Will be sadly missed

    Lady President and Lady member

    Jenny Lyness July 21 2020 8:20 pm
  5. Great friend and work mate of Ina McMahon (Dec).
    Sympathy to Reg and Family.
    Fondly remembered by Noel, Jennie, Dennis and John McMahon

    Jennie McMahon July 21 2020 9:52 pm
  6. Rest in Peace, Isobel. Such a beautiful lady who I enjoyed many chats with in the supermarket. Deepest sympathy to all Isobel’s family and friends xxx
    Rosie Philipson (Egan)

    Rosie Philipson July 22 2020 11:11 am
  7. A lovely lady who will always be remembered for her smile. Condolences to the family on their loss.
    Reunited with Reg.
    R.I.P Aunty Isobel

    Annette and Ian Turner July 22 2020 11:56 am
  8. Sympathy to Isobel’s family . Thoughts are with you Bill and Dorothy I’ll always remember that smiling face .
    Rest In Peace Isobel
    Judy Moore

    JUDY MOORE July 22 2020 11:58 am
  9. Saddened to hear of Issy’s passing and thoughts are with her family and friends.

    A few of us fellas know Issy through the golf club where she would often volunteer to help cook and serve meals for each team during the pennant golf season. She always had a smile on her face and was always on for a chat, no matter who you were. When we turned up and saw Issy, we knew that we were always guaranteed a laugh when she was around!

    Thanks for all of your help Issy, we will miss not having you up at the club. RIP

    Rhys Tillack

    Rhys Tillack July 22 2020 3:19 pm
  10. Wishing we could be there to say goodbye Nana.
    Rest in peace – thankful for our years of happy and fun memories.
    Love always Katie, Handy and Emma xxx

    Katherine Spokes July 22 2020 4:21 pm
  11. Sympathy to all of Isobel’s family. Wonderful memories of Thursday nights when Reg was at H L Stephens Mitre 10 with Neville.

    Maureen Dandy and family July 22 2020 6:25 pm
  12. RIP Isobel.
    Condolences to family.
    May you fly high and spread your wings, always be looking down and protecting those below.
    Xxoo
    Lesley cowton

    Lesley cowton July 22 2020 7:20 pm
  13. Sleep Peacefully Mum,Nana& Great Nana
    Reunited with Dad
    A long battle well fought
    Great memories always in our hearts to keep
    Allan& Cath
    Narelle,Matthew,Brad,Maddy &Ellie
    Kate,Michael&Emma
    Dee
    Desiree,Jason,Matilda& Charlie
    Chantelle,Lillith& Richie
    Sadly missed by us all

    Allan Spokes July 22 2020 8:56 pm
  14. To Chris, Geoffrey and extended family.
    We are saddened to hear of Issy’s passing and we extend our very sincere sympathy to you all.
    Issy was a wonderful friend who we enjoyed so many great times with both on and off the golf course where she would always help out in any way.
    Tuesdays at golf just won’t be the same and I will miss the fun times we had back in the club house where there were always plenty of laughs.
    May you rest in peace our beautiful Issy, what wonderful memories you have left us with which we will treasure forever.
    You will be sadly missed.
    Love Maree & Mick xx

    Maree Murnane July 23 2020 12:14 am
  15. Sympathy to Isobel’s family. Life Member Colac Imperials . Loved her Golf. With Reg. Rest in Peace. Regards

    Wilma Purdie July 23 2020 9:07 am
  16. Our thoughts are with you Chris and your family on the sad passing of Isobel, a lovely lady who will be missed by many
    Mav and Jeff

    mav turner July 23 2020 1:12 pm
  17. Farewell mum we do have many good memories of fun family times R.I.P.
    Julie Rog shelly Bruce Daniel Melanie
    Letitia Boa Faith Banjo Dallas

    Julie duve July 23 2020 1:17 pm
  18. Rest In Peace Isobel, much loved neighbour of Phyllis and Frank Morrison (both dec) in Sinclair Street, friend of Lyn and Bill McLennan, Luke, Shea and Courtney. Great memories of Isobel and Reg, Isobel at Hoy’s Cafe in Colac, and such good neighbours to our parents. Deepest Sympathy to all. Lyn &Bill McLennan.

    Lyn Mclennan July 23 2020 1:59 pm
  19. Rest in Peace Aunty Isobel.

    Heartfelt sympathy to Allan, Julie, Chrissy and Families.
    Gone but, never forgotten.
    Fond memories forever.

    Neville Hallyburton July 23 2020 4:41 pm
  20. Isobel what beautiful memories you leave behind going back to Mrs Hoys the best salads you made ,later on the jelly cakes for Rockies weekends and then Friday lunches we would catch up for chat and laugh when we crossed paths when you and Chris were lunching at same place we were I will always remember that beautiful smile rest peacefully with Reg love to Chris , Geoff and family love Nola 😘😘

    Nola McGuane July 23 2020 7:48 pm
  21. Thinking of you all on the passing of Isobel. A lovely lady.

    Annette & Trevor Gardner July 23 2020 9:07 pm
  22. With a heavy heart ,we say goodbye to out beautiful Issy. Issy a long standing member of the Colac Golf Club. Loved dearly, by all her fellow golfing buddies.
    Will be deeply missed.
    Our deepest sympathy to Chris, Geoffrey, Brendan, Roselle, Charli, Aaron, Larissa, shaun, Tegan and Spokes family.
    Lady President and members

    Jennifer Lyness July 23 2020 11:53 pm
  23. All our thoughts are with you Allan, Cath and family at this sad time.
    RIP Isobel.
    Maree, Tom and family.

    Maree Mumford July 24 2020 9:16 am
  24. Our thoughts are with Allan, Julie, Chrissy and families after the passing of your mother and our Aunty Isobel.

    Deepest sympathy.

    Cousin Jeffrey and family

    Jeffrey Hallyburton July 24 2020 10:10 am
  25. Lovely, Kind Isobel. Our family will surely miss your friendship. Rest In Peace Isobel .Deepest sympathy to Allan,Julie,Christine and families.

    Sue and Neil Perkins July 24 2020 10:45 am
  26. Condolences to all the family and friends. Sharing your sadness. Thankful to be a part of the lovely service via live stream all the way over here in Busselton WA.
    Bill and Mary Hallyburton and family

    Bill Hallyburton July 24 2020 11:19 am
  27. As real a woman as you would ever meet. Cheeky, witty and always with a smile whenever we visited. She really was a “wicked chick”.

    Love to all the family,
    Rest In Peace Aunt

    Brenda Smith

    Brenda Smith July 24 2020 11:44 am
  28. Dear Isabelle Deepest Sympathy to all your family.lovely memories from Mrs Hoy days working with my mum and spending time together at our home with many happy memories and may you Rest In Peace with Reg
    Lots of love and hugs to all
    Dennis and Lorraine and family

    Lorraine McMahon July 24 2020 6:16 pm
  29. Isobel ,
    That beautiful smile never changed it’s a memory I will always have .

    Condolences to the family
    Pam Hulm ( Gore )

    Pamela Hulm ( Gore ) July 24 2020 6:22 pm
  30. Mum,
    There are no words to explain the friendship we had together. Only you and I knew best.
    If you are reading this up there……. I’ve run out of sausage rolls.
    Ps…. And the ironing needs doing!!
    Hope you are catching up on old times with dad.
    Love you lots and miss you more every day.
    Xxxxxx
    Chrissy

    Chrissy July 30 2020 9:42 pm
  31. Lovely neighbour will miss our chats we used to have. Cheerful lady that will be sadly missed

    Stuart Oborne August 2 2020 5:24 pm
  32. Love to you Chris and all your family at this extremely hard and sad time with the passing of your beautiful mum, nana and friend. I’m sure you all have many wonderful memories that each and everyone of you will hold close to your hearts.
    With love and sincere sympathy,
    Jo Jamieson 💗💗💗💗

    Jo Jamieson August 8 2020 11:40 am
  33. To Isobel’s family,

    Our deepest sympathy to you, our thoughts are with you at this time and the memories shared from cousin Newton (dec) and Mavis (dec) Moore and times they shared at the golf club, fond memories of a happy go lucky lady.

    From Maxine (Moore) & Keith Armistead and family.

    Maxine Armistead August 13 2020 2:23 pm

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