Macon County Georgia

Obits I

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ABNER BERNARD IRBY, JR. 74 of PERRY
Funeral services for Abner Bernard Irby, Jr., 74, of Perry were held Monday in the chapel of Gardner Watson Funeral Home in Perry.
Mr. Irby died Saturday morning in a Peach County hospital after an illness of several months.
He was a retired merchant and had lived in Perry 42 years, moving here from Unadilla. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Perry.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mattie Pattishall Irby of Perry; two daughters, Mrs. H. L. Walton of Gulfport, Miss., and Mrs. William J. Boone of Perry; three brothers, L. R. Irby of Macon, H. V. Irby of Sylvester and J. B. Irby of Perry; three sisters, Mrs. H. B. Haskins of Macon, Mrs. Louise Milan of Warner Robins and Mrs. W. C. Yates of Perry and three grandchildren.
[Note: Abner B. Irby, Jr. Born 1892 Died September 9, 1967 is buried in Perry Memorial Cemetery Hwy. 41 North of Perry, Ga.]

Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. September 14, 1967


IRBY - PATTISHALL - WALTON - BVRRON - HASKINS - MILAN - YATES

ABNER BERNARD IRBY, JR. 74 Burial Rites in Perry

Funeral services for Abner Bernard, Irby, Jr. 74, of Perry, were held Monday in the chapel of Gardner Watson Funeral Home in Perry. Mr. Irby died Saturday morning in a Peach County hospital after an illness of several months. He was a retired merchant and had lived in Perry 42 years, moving here from Unadilla. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Perry. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mattie Pattishall Irby of Perry; two daughters, Mrs. H. L. Walton of Gulfport, Miss., and Mrs. William J. Boone of Perry; three brothers, L. R. Irby of Macon, H. V. Irby of Sylvester and J. B. Irby of Perry; three sisters, Mrs. H. B. Haskins of Macon, Mrs. Louise Milan of Warner Robnins and Mrs. W. C. Yates of Perry; and three grandchildren. [Note: Abner B. Irby, Jr. - Born 1892 - Died September 9, 1967 is buried in Perry Memorial Cemetery located on Hwy 41 north of Perry, Ga.] [Note: Per "Cemeteries & Obituaries of Houston Co., Ga." by Addie P. Howell Pg. 44, Bernard Abner Irby, Sr. is buried in Evergreen Cem. - Perry, Ga. NO DATES - UNMARKED & Susie Powell Irby - Also buried in Evergreen Cem. - No dates & Unmarked & Powers Irby - Evergreen Cem. - No dates & Unmarker and Belle S. Irby [1879 - 1963], Child Irby - [[This would be Mary Irby, infant dau. of M/M Abner Irby, died 11-2-1895 at the home of her parents, three miles s. of Perry. Burial was in Evergreen cem. in Perry.]]Unmarked - No dates - Edna Ford Irby b. 1910 - no death date & John F., Irby, Jr. Born March 24, 1912 - Died 1948]


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. February 25, 1987

EDWARD DERRICK IRBY, SR.

Funeral services for Mr. Edward Derrick Irby, Sr., 70, of Montezuma, were held at 3 pm Thursday, February 19, 1987 in the First Baptist Church. Mr. Irby died Tuesday, February 17, in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany. Burial was in BERTHA DOZIER MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY and the Rev. Guy Sayles officiated.
Mr. Irby, a native of Crawford County, resided in Macon County for the past forty years. He was a farmer, a member of the First Baptist Church and a Navy Veteran of World War II. He was the son of the late John Feltz Irby and Minnie Lou Andrews Irby.
Survivors are, his wife, Norma Joe Pearson Irby, a son, Edward Derrick Irby, Jr. of Montezuma, two daughters, Mrs. Susan Rice of Signal Mountain, Tennessee, Mrs. Becky Ham of Montezuma, two brothers, Bernard Irby of Ocala, Florida, Marcus Irby of Perry, Ga., three sisters, Mrs. Genia Pitts and Mrs. J. B. Nelson, both of Montezuma, Mrs. Richard Perkins of Perry, Ga., six grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Terry Ham, Richard Bush, Henry Poole, Clarence Holmes, Rudy Cannon and Jay Grifin.
Watson-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. September 12, 1979

HOWARD LEWIS IRBY

Howard Lewis Irby, 63, died Saturday night, September 1, 1979 in a Peach County hospital. Services were held at 2 pm Monday in Fort Valley First Baptist Church. The Rev. Jerry Mahan and the Rev. Robert Thompson officiated. Burial was in OAKLAWN CEMETERY.
Mr. Irby, a native of Macon County, was a salesman for Happyvale Milling Co., and was a Veteran of World War II. He was a member of Fort Valley Masonic Lodge and Fort Valley First Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Helen Parks Irby of Fort Valley; a daughter, Mrs. Sheryl I. White of Blakely, Ga., three sisters, Mrs. Katheryne Perkins of Perry, and Mrs. Eugenia Pitts and Mrs. Betty Nelson, both of Montezuma; three brothers, Derrick Irby of Montezuma, Marcus Irby of Fort Valley and Bernard Irby of Ocala, Fla.; and a grandson.
Rooks Funeral Home in Fort Valley had charge of arrangements.


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma,Ga. August 20, 1970


FUNERAL NOTICE - MRS. MINNIE ANDREWS IRBY, 79.


Funeral services for Mrs. Minnie Lou Andrews Irby, 79, of Montezuma, who died August 17, in a local nursing home, after a brief illness, were held Tuesday, August 18, from the Montezuma Baptist Church. Rev. Ken Bush and Rev. C. G. Ward officiated and burial was in Bertha Dozier Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Sam Batton, Mack Ham, Ralph Odom, O. B. Bush, Louis Williams and Dean Fowler.
Mrs. Irby had resided in Macon County most all her life. She was the widow of the late John Feltz Irby. Mrs. Irby was very active in the Salem Baptist Church and when the church disbanned she moved her membership to the First Baptist in Montezuma.
Survivors include four sons: Derrick Irby of Montezuma, Howard Irby and Marcus Irby, both of Fort Valley and Bernard Irby of Ocala, Florida; three daughters; Mrs. Milton Bush and Mrs. J. B. Nelson, both of Montezuma and Mrs. Richard Perkins of Perry; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Edna Owens of Perry; twenty one grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
Watson - Mathews Funeral Home was in charge.
{Note: Minnie Andrews Irby - Born December 24, 1891 - Died August 17, 1970 was buried in Bertha Dozier Cemetery beside her husband, John Felz Irby [Sept.18, 1881 - Sept 13, 1966]


Charles E. Ivey    [1857 - 1926]  Oglethorpe Cem.

Macon County Citizen - Oglethorpe, Ga. Nov. 26, 1926
DEATH ANGEL CALLS PROMINENT CITIZEN

MR. C. E. IVEY DIES
Mr. Charles E. Ivey, one of Macon County's most prominent citizens, passed away at his home near Oglethorpe last week. Mr. Ivey had lived in South Georgia many years, having moved from Richland, Ga., to this city. He was a most excellent man and had thousands of friends in this vicinity and for his honest attitude and excellent virtues he will be missed.
Mr. Ivey was a good man and everybody loved him and he always reciprocated.
The funeral and interment took place in Oglethorpe.
[Note: Charles E. Ivey born 7-26-1857 d.11-11-1926]
 


 

Mrs. Charles E. [Mary Elizabeth Benson] Ivey    [1859 - 1944] Oglethorpe Cem.

Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga.  May 25, 1944

MRS.  CHARLES  E.  [Mary Elizabeth Benson]  IVEY

Mrs. Mary Ivey Dies At Home of Daughter.  
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Benson Ivey, died at the home of Mrs. Will Rasberry on May 15th. Mrs. Ivey had lived in this community
for twenty-four years and was a member of the Oglethorpe Baptist Church. She was eighty-three years of age, having been born in Marion, Ga.
Mrs. Ivey was the widowed wife of C. E. Ivey and she was the daughter of the late Andrew Benson and Ann Thaggard Benson. 
Mrs. Ivey is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Marion Greer of Cordele, Mrs. D. J. Reinschmidt of Pensacola, Gla., and
Mrs. Will Rasberry of Oglethorpe and one son, Mr. Ivey of Oglethorpe.
The funeral was held at the home of Mrs. Will Rasberry on Friday afternoon, May 19th, at five o'clock.

The officiating ministers were Rev. Carl Ayers and Rev. John Zeigler.
Pallbearers were Woody Rodgers, William Kelley, Lem Greer, Ernest Coker, Alton Peeke, Dozier Bellew and Dr. H. C. Derrick.

[Note: Mary Elizabeth Benson Ivey [August 18, 1859 - May 15, 1944] is buried in Oglethorpe Cemetery beside her husband, Charles E. Ivey [July 26, 1857 - November 11, 1926]

 


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga.  November 21, 1957

MRS.   GEORGE   L.   [Minnie Juanita Abell]  IVEY

Mrs. G. L. Ivey, 71, Passes At Athens; Rites Held Monday.
  Mrs. G. L. Ivey, 71, passed away late Friday evening, November 15, 1957 at her home in Athens after an illness of three weeks.
  She had been a resident of Pine Level Community near Oglethorpe, for more than twenty years, moving to North Georgia six years ago.  The former Minnie Juanita Abell, native of Webster County, she was a member of the Baptist Church.
  Survivors include her husband, George L. Ivey of Athens; two daughters, Mrs. Fred Baird of Hoschton and Mrs. Carlton Baird of Braselton; five sons, Bernard E. Ivey and James A. Ivey of Athens, George E. Ivey of Portland, Oregon, Jack O. Ivey of Montezuma and Bobby W. Ivey of Ideal; one sister, Mrs. Alabama Hammonds of Enigma; thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
  Funeral services were conductged Monday in Zion Baptist Church in Braselton with the Rev. C. J. McNeal and the Rev. Wiley Holland officiating.  Interment followed in the ZION BAPTIST CHURCH of BRASELTON.

 



JACK OLIVER IVEY

Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga.  Wednesday, August 26, 1992

JACK   OLIVER   IVEY

  Mr. Jack Oliver Ivey, 69, of Route 1, Montezuma, Georgia, died Tuesday, August 18, 1992 in a local hospital.
  Services were held at 2 PM Thursday, August 20, 1992 in CEDAR VALLEY BAPTIST CHURCH, with burial in the CHURCH CEMETERY.  The Rev. Keith Alderman officiated.  The Deacons of the church served as pallbearers.
  Mr. Ivey, a son of George L. Ivey and Minnie Juanita Abel Ivey, was born in Jackson County, July 6, 1923.  He had resided in Macon County for most of his life.  He was a member, Sunday School teacher and Chairman of deacons of Cedar Valley Baptist Church.  He was retired from Warner Robins Air Fore Base in the production management department.  He was an Army Veteran of World War II.
  Survivors are, his wife, Helen Sawyer Ivey of Montezuma, a son, David L. Ivey of Harbor Springs, Michigan, two sisters, Mrs. Fred Baird of Braselton, Georgia and Mrs. H. C. Baird of Hoschton, Georgia, three brothers, George E. Ivey of Tillamook, Oregon, Bobby W. Ivey of Indian Springs, Georgia and James A. Ivey of Grand Ridge, Florida, three grandchildren, Jack M. Ivey, Scott D. Ivey and Kathryn Ann Ivey of Harbor Springs, Michigan.
 


 

 

 

 

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