Ivo H. Lea

Published 8:00 pm Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Funeral services for Ivo H. Lea, of Brookhaven, are 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service, with burial in Riverwood Memorial Park.

     Visitation is Tuesday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

     Mr. Lea, 85, died Sept. 15, 2012, at his home. He was born in Mississippi on Nov. 8, 1926, to I.A. and Naomi Kleinpeter Lea.

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     He was retired from Mississippi Highway Patrol. He was a trooper, assistant inspector for Dis. 9 for 15 years and worked in driver services. Mr. Lea was a member of Easthaven Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Navy.

     Preceding him in death were his parents; and sister, Ivolene Coker.

     Survivors are his wife, Margie Coker Lea; daughters, Debbie C. Crites and Susan L. George; brothers, Roscoe Lea, Roland Lea, Marcus Lea and Teunnison Lea; sister Deloris Greer; two grandchildren, Jennifer Lea George and Wesley Thomas George; and numerous nieces and nephews.

     To express your thoughts to the family, you may visit riverwoodfamily.com and click on his name to leave a comment.