George Douglas Ivey

Published 6:00 am Friday, December 26, 2003

Services for George Douglas Ivey of Fayette are 2 p.m.,Saturday, Dec. 27, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial inPleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Jefferson County. Serviceswill be conducted by the Rev. Robert Carr.

Mr. Ivey, 74, died Dec. 24, 2003, in Ridgeland. He was born inJefferson County on Oct. 9, 1929, to George Allen Ivey and IsabelStephens Ivey.

He was retired from the Air Force with 25 years of service. Hewas a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church of JeffersonCounty.

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Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his wife of 49 years, Frances Ivey of Fayette; hisdaughters and sons-in-law, Edy and Lee Gaston of Rosenberg, Texas,and Sue and Kim Plemons of Hurst, Texas; his son anddaughter-in-law, George Douglas Ivey Jr. and wife, Christie, ofDurango, Colo.; his sister and brother-in-law, Dorothy and WilburCarpenter of Clinton; his grandchildren, Michael Gaston and wifeMichelle of San Antonio, Texas, Ben Plemons of Hurst, Allen Iveyand Sarah Ivey, both of Durango, and Robert Gaston of Rosenburg;and four great-granddaughters.

Pallbearers will be Michael Gaston, Robert Gaston, Ben Plemons,Allen Ivey, Don Carpenter and H.P. Sanders. Honorary pallbearerswill be Wayne Holmes, Ray Smith and Wayne Smith.