passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016. Iola was born October 12, 1935 to Julius and Mary North in Bradenton, Florida. She was a lifelong resident of Manatee County. She worked at H. Butler Footwear as the comptroller for 35 years. She is survived by her loving husband Randy Hartsfield, 2 daughters, Vickie (Tim) LaBarr, Cece Hartsfield, 3 sons, Dee (Shawn), Kevin (Debbie), Scott (Michele); 4 grandchildren, Ashley, Brett, David, and Randy Lee; 2 great grandchildren Drayden and Jace. She is also survived by brother Blaine (Angeline) North, sisters Marcy Buckner and Charlotte Schrimsher, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and her many friends. She was a true adventurer, fearless, and enjoyed many merry adventures with her children and grandchildren. She was very active in her church and loved her Lord. Memorial donations may be made to Bradenton Tidewell Hospice. Visitation: Monday, November 28th 6 to 8 pm, and funeral service Tuesday, November 29th at 10am at Groover Funeral Home, 1400 36th Ave. E., Ellenton.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Nov. 26, 2016