Josephine Walker Isbell was born June 28, 1882 to Thomas and Charlotte Chatterley Walker. She married John C. Isbell (Jack) in Idaho. Josephine was one of the first nurses in the Cedar City area. She provided medical attention to much of the community starting in the early 1900's. She also collected items of historical significance and compiled scrapbooks of Cedar City history. Josephine W. Isbell died at the age of 85 in April 1968 in Cedar City, Utah.