Jacqueline Maria Sluder Ivey
Leicester - Jacqueline Maria Sluder Ivey, age 59, of 1 Printers Lane, died Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
Jacqueline was born May 26, 1953, in Buncombe County where she had lived most of her life. She was the first female deputy patrol officer in North Carolina. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Black Mountain. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Gladys Hargus Sluder; and husband, Mark Edward Ivey who died in 2011.
Surviving are her daughters, Jennifer Reeves and husband Paul, and Mary Hensley, all of Leicester; son, Shane Hensley and wife Robin of Texas; stepdaughter, Ashley Ivey Bartlett and husband Kevin, and stepson, Jonathan Ivey, all of Black Mountain; sisters, Karen Sluder Buckner and husband Tommy of Leicester, and Melissa Sluder of Arden; brothers, Mike Sluder of Leicester and Kenny Sluder of Georgia; grandchildren, Kalen, Paul Jr., Kristian, Jonah, and Autumn; step-grandchildren, Kobe and Addison.
Her funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 22, 2013, in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville, with Dr. David Rayburn officiating. Burial will be in Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 on Monday at the funeral home.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Jacqueline's obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com