Barbara Jean Ivy
Funeral Date: 9/23/2012

Barbara Jean Ivy, age 79, of Banks, AR. died Friday September 21, at her home. Born September 26, 1932 in Lawson, AR. a daughter of the late Charlie Gates and Thelma Sorrells Gates she was a retired tomato farmer, homemaker and member Shady Grove Baptist Church at Jersey. Also, preceding her in death was her husband Neal Ivy, a son Ronnie Hicks, brothers Donnie Gates, Doyle Gates, sisters Ollie Baker, Regina Ann Webb and a grandson Robert Henry. Survivors are 1 daughter Debbie Henry and spouse Ervin, Warren, AR. 1 son Tommy Ivy and spouse Nell, Warren, AR. 1 brother Charlie Dean Gates and spouse Sue, Harrell, AR. 2 sisters Aline Haygood, Warren, AR. and Jackie Wade, Camden, AR. 4 grandchildren Dewayne Henry and spouse Sheri, Tonya Bryant and spouse Butch, all of Banks, AR. Vickie Rhodes and spouse Morris, Dayton, TX., Buddy Henry and spouse Nadine, Rye, TX. 7 great-grandchildren Anissa Henry, Kailey Henry and Zachary Bryant all of Banks, AR., David Henry and spouse Crystal, Sour Lake, TX., Mark Henry and spouse Betsy, Liberty, TX., Kim Mueck and spouse Mark, Livingston, TX., Megan Rhodes, Dayton, TX. 6 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Sunday September 23, at Shady Grove Baptist Church in Jersey, AR. with Rev. Ricky Smith and Rev. David Bostian officiating. Nina Harrod was pianist and “The Haygood’s” sang. Burial was in Shady Grove Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Ricky Roper, Jeff Taylor, Butch Belin, Jeff Strong, Gary Green, Buddy Henry, Dewayne Henry and Mark Henry. Active pallbearers were Ovid Grice, Leo Davis, Robert Franklin and J.W. Thomas.



Name: Jim & Ginger Anders
Message: Our sincere sympathy and prayers for your loss.

Name: Ken & Lula Ellis
Message: So sorry for your loss, our loss is Heaven's gain. Prayers for the family.

Name: Dennis & Sherry Hays
Message: You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Ronnie and Teresa Hays
Message: So very sorry for your loss

Name: French and Judy Wynne
Message: Thinking of all of you...sending prayers.

Name: Austin Honeycutt
Message: Aunt jean truely was a one of a kind lady with a good humor. I only met her a couple of times, but I remember those times well. So sorry for your loss and may God give you comfort and peace at this difficult time. Austin Honeycutt, Regina Webb's Grandson

Name: Linda& philip Cathey
Message: Debbie so sorry for your l.oss will be think about you and your family in your time of sorrow. May God give you comfort

Name: David & Karen McDougald
Message: Charlie Dean & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you all during your time of sorrow.

Name: Tina Simmons& David McClain
Message: Sorry for your loss of Ms. Jean. God bless you & may he help you throught this hard & painful time in your life.

Message: We are so sorry for the loss of Ms Jean. She will be greatly missed. We are praying for you all.

Name: Hugh & Sherry Funderburg
Message: Debbie and Tommy we are so sorry about Jean.We will keep you all in our prayers. She will be missed alot . May God comfort each of you .

Name: Donna Sinks Ozment
Message: Debbie, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. You are in my prayers.

Name: David Golden
Message: Debbie and Tommy i was saddened to hear miss jean had passed away she is now up un heaven visiting mom and dad and uncle jc