Monday, February 26, 2018

Yvonne P. Ivey

Yvonne Page Ivey of Raeford passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 in the FirstHealth Hospice House at the age of 83.

She was born in Cumberland County on September 8, 1934. She was a member of the Raeford United Methodist Church and was an avid reader. She enjoyed spending time with her family, cooking, and listening to music. She will always be remembered as a mother to many. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard "Doc" Ivey, her daughter, Lynn Ivey Upchurch, her mother Sudie Belle Ritter and her stepfather, Robert Ritter.

She is survived by her son, Mark Ivey and his wife, Amy of Southern Pines; her daughters, Kathy Ivey-Hathaway and her husband, Travis of Pittsboro; Beth I. Spivey and her husband, Allen of Beaufort, Gay I Barnes and her husband, Kenneth of Raleigh, and Wendy I. Hendrix and her husband, Karl of Raeford; 15 grandchildren, Brad, Jon, Sarah, Elizabeth, Michael, William, Ivey, Ashley, Joseph, Zac, Emily, Sam, Jessica, Kristen and Joshua; and 11 great-grandchildren, Ainsley, Liam, McKinley, Maya, Cameron, Olivia, Xander, Madison, Jayda, Eli and River.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, February 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at the Raeford United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brian Wingo officiating. Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Raeford United Methodist Church, 308 N. Main Street, Raeford, NC 28376 and/or FirstHealth Hospice House, 150 Applecross Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28374.

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