Mary Cross Ivy

Published 6:00 pm Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Funeral services for Mary Cross Ivy, of Sontag, were 2 p.m. onTuesday, April 19, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on Natchez,with burial in the Holly Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Ivy, 82, died April 17, 2011, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. She was born in Harrison, Tenn., on May 22, 1928, to Eufordand Emma Smith Cross.

She was a homemaker. She was a member of member of Fair RiverBaptist Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her sons, Lance Alan Ivyand Philip Ivy; her brother, Lewis Cross; her sisters, ClaraPickard and Martha Cross; her great-grandson, Trey Jiles; and herson-in-law, Joey Waldrop.

Survivors are her husband, Robert “Boots” Lee Ivy of Sontag; herdaughter, Karen Brooks and her husband, Billy, of Brookhaven; hergrandchildren, Lance Waldrop of Hattiesburg, Laura Waldrop ofBrookhaven, Shanan Smith of Sontag and Nathan Ivy of Owassa, Okla.;her great-grandson, Preston Lee Smith; her brothers, Earnest Crossof Chattanooga, Tenn., and Randoph Cross of Graysville, Tenn.; hersister, Edith Malone of Harrison, Tenn.; her brother-in-law, WayneIvy and his wife, Kenny; her sisters-in-law, Sarah Beeson andhusband, Joe Pat; and Kathleen Keys and husband, Wayne.