Lillian Ivey, age 88, of Forsyth County passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. She was a lifetime member at Mayfield Baptist Church. Lillian was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She enjoyed life and was quite the practical joker. Her hobbies included working in her garden, canning and freezing foods, sewing and her crafts. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Dan Emmett Ivey; husband, Emmett G. Ivey; son, Emmett Dan Ivey; and her parents, Eston and Lena Smith.
She is survived by her great-grandson, Daniel Emmett Ivey of Gainesville; grandson, Robbie Barrett and family of Cumming; granddaughter, Lisa L. Ivey of Gainesville; daughter-in-law, Ernestine Barrett of Cumming; brother and sister-in-law, Clyde and Emily Smith of Dalton; brother-in-law, H.V. Martin of Forsyth County; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives also survive.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, at 2 p.m. at Ingram Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Michael Millwood, the Rev. Ruel Martin and the Rev. Wilbur Ridings officiating. Interment will follow at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Friday, Jan. 4, from 2-9 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 5, from 9 a.m. until the hour of service.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.