July 18, 1936 – September 9, 2020
Isabel Marina Cretton Brenes of Shelby County, Alabama passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at the age of 84. She was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on July 18, 1936, to the late Altagracia and Rafael Brenes. She obtained a Bachelors of Art in music and was a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent. Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Roy; daughter, Erika (Steven); six grandchildren: Isabel, Maggie, Angela, Alex, Johan, and Christopher; seven great-grandchildren: Sebastian, Nicolas, Mia, Cesar, Victor, Emilio, and Alisha; along with her brother, Breno and sister, Francis. Along with her parents, she is also preceded in death by two sons, Cesar and Jaime; her brother, Cholo; and her sister, Margarita. In lieu of flowers, please donate in Isabel's memory to your local food bank, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, or the American Cancer Society. A memorial service is being planned for the beginning of 2021.
"There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." - Edith Wharton
Celebration of Life
Saturday, April 24, 2021