First Posted: 1/15/2009
Thelma Ivey, 79, of 94 Bollinger Ave., Lumberton, died Wednesday, July 18, 2007, at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.
Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, July 22, 2007, at Faith of Calvary Baptist Church. The Rev. Chalmers Kerns officiated. Burial followed at the McNeill Family Cemetery.
Ivey was preceded in death by her husband, Shelton Ivey; and a son, Hoyt Ivey.
Surviving are three sons, Arthur Ivey and Lordell Ivey, both of Lumberton, and Ricky Ivey of Hope Mills; five daughters, Maxine Wills of Portland, Ore., LaRuth McNeill of Shannon, Karen Emanuel of Baltimore, Vickie Ivey of Lumberton and Anita Jones of Raeford; 22 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.