Services set for pioneer educator Clarease Isby

Funeral services for, Clarease Isby, one of the first African-American assistant professors at ULM will be held Friday.

Services for Mrs. Clarease L. Isby, will be held Friday at 12 noon at the Zion Traveler Baptist Church in Monroe.

A public viewing will be held Thursday, December 1, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Miller’s Funeral on Renwick Street.

Mrs. Isby was an educational pioneer in Northeast Louisiana. She was among a pioneering group of educators who broke the color barrier at the University of Louisiana in Monroe in early 1970s, securing positions of…

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