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Lois Turner Ivy
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Hospice of Cleveland County
    951 Wendover Heights Dr.
    Shelby, NC 28150

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“Love you nanny will miss you so much ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: dj ballew - cowpens, SC - nanny

“So sorry for your loss. I have known Lois for many years. She was such a kind and loveable lady. Praying for comfort and strength for all her family. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Carole Gantt - Shelby, NC

“So sorry for your loss Uncle Billy. I love you. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Tabatha Henson Holcomb - GA

“Love Charlottle and family. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: CHARLOTTE DAVIS (IVY) & FAMILY - GA

“Will always remember the smile you always had on your face. Also the hugs no matter where we were. You will be missed. Tommy ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Tommy Bolin - shelby, NC - nephew

“Nanny, I will miss you dearly. You always found away to make us grandchildren feel special. Like Matt said you would always put our name on our...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Katie Irvin - Granddaughter

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Love Buddy and Teddy Ivy - Senoia, GA

“We had our ups and downs sometimes but I loved my wife more than life itself.There were so many good times together. We spent alot of time in Florida...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Bill Ivy - Shelby, NC - Husband

“Thank you Lois for being the most wonderful, kind, and loving Mother-in-law I could have asked for. You have a place in my heart that will never be...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Bob Gardner - shelby, NC

“Nanny, You will be missed greatly. I will always remember the good times that we had together. From you putting my name on the home made biscuits...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Matt Gardner - Shelby, NC

“The memory of my mother's sister is a warm the heart memory. Aunt Loiswas kind gentle and sweet. She was thoughtful and caring especially tothe...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: MYRTLE BOLIN BOWLES - NC - NEICE

“So sorry to hear of Lois's passing. I know all of you will miss her so much. I also know from what her sister, and my friend, Julia told me that she...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Alyce Blackwell - Shelby, NC


Lois Turner Ivy, 81, of 1327 Crestview Drive, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Hospice at Wendover. She was born May 12, 1932, in Cherokee County, S.C. She retired from Southern Screen in Shelby in the shipping department.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Hook Turner and Lettie Bell Turner; son, Richard Ivy; brothers, Boyd, Lloyd, Elmer, George and Jake Turner; sisters, Alma Bolin, Mattie Bolin, Carrie Grigg, Elizabeth Sisk and Alice Turner; and brother-in-law, George Appling.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Willie N. Ivy of the home; daughters, Joanne Groves and husband Bill of Alexandria, Va., Katherine Gardner and husband Bob of Shelby, and Lynne Meyer and husband Gary of Hickory; sisters, Julia Appling of Boiling Springs and Jessie Black and husband Dean of Gaffney, S.C.; grandchildren, Matthew Gardner, Katie Irvin and Jennifer Eddings; great-grandchildren, Avery, Brianna and Preston Eddings, Kayla Riley, Brandon Irvin, and Lindsay Cartee.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Hospice at Wendover for their compassionate care given to our mother, and also to neighbors and friends for their endless love and support during her illness.

Visitation: The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church.

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Friday at Eastside Baptist Church

Officiated by: Dr. Jack Buchanan and Mr. David Blanton

Funeral home: Cleveland Funeral Services & Crematory is serving the family.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, may be made to Hospice at Wendover, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150