IVA (MARIE) DOUGLAS

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IVA (MARIE) DOUGLAS Einan's at Sunset IVA (Marie) DOUGLAS Iva E. (Fravala) Douglas, age 81, passed away with her family by her side on May 2, 2016 at Richland's Kadlec Regional Medical Center. Iva was born in St. Joe, Arkansas, on September 11, 1934 to Maynard and Clearsie Edens. Her early years were spent in Arkansas until the family moved to Richland in 1944 for her father to work at Hanford. Her schooling, life and career were spent in Richland. She was employed by General Electric, Battelle, and Exxon Nuclear in various capacities and retired in management. She played community softball well into her 40's and was an avid sports fan ("GO HAWKS"). Favorite activities were focused on enjoying time with her grandchildren, singing in the church choir, maintaining long-distance relationships with close friends and family, reading, jigsaw puzzles, and travel in later years with husband Bill Douglas in "Charity" (the motorhome) and wintering in Yuma, AZ. Iva is survived by her daughter, Anita (Jim) Griffin of Quincy, WA, granddaughter Tracy Griffin of Bellingham, WA, grandson Kevin (Laura) Griffin of Smokey Point, WA. Iva is also survived by her sister Deana (Don) Brown of Yuma, AZ, brother John (Bonnie) Edens of St. George, UT, and sister Ruth (Dave) Dollar of Pasco, WA, "as well as numerous nieces and nephews" . Iva is preceded in death by her infant son Jay Eric Fravala, her husband Bill Douglas, her parents Maynard and Clearsie Edens, her brother and sister-in-law Rueben and Barbara Edens, and her brother-in-law Noah Lee Wilkerson, Sr. Visitation for all friends and family will be held at Einan's Event Center on Sunday, May 8, from 4-6. A memorial service will also be held for all friends and family Monday, May 9, 3:00 p.m. at Richland Baptist Church, 1632 George Washington Way, Richland. Memorials may be made to Camp Touchet, c/o Columbia Basin Baptist Association, 2537 W. Falls Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336. Express your thoughts and memories in the online Guest book at einansfuneralhome.com under the obituary section.
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Richland, WA 99352
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Published in Tri-City Herald on May 6, 2016