George N. Ivey, Jr.

Died: Mon., Apr. 3, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Apr. 05, 2017
Location: Chapman Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Apr. 06, 2017
Location: Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church


Thu., Apr. 06, 2017
Location: Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

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Mr. George N. Ivey, Jr.,95, of Kite passed away Monday morning, April 3, 2017, at his residence following an extended illness.

           Mr. Ivey was born in Swainsboro, Ga., son of the late George N. Ivey and Ali Belle Davis Ivey. He graduated from Kite High School in 1940. Mr. Ivey was drafted into WWII not long after he married his young bride, Annette Claxton. He was inducted into the Marines on Dec. 19, 1943 and served his country in the battles of Normandy and the initial invasion of Iwo Jima. He returned home and bought the family farm where he could live out his passion for farming. He also worked for many years as a Construction Superintendent for A.J. Kellos, Augusta, Ga. and supervised many sites including the outdoor amphitheater and the once state of the art Aquarama on Jekyll Island; In his retirement, he diligently worked the land from sun up to sun down. He was a lifelong member of Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church. Mr. Ivey was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Harrison Ivey and Bennett Ivey; sisters, Brownie Ivey Davis, and Bessie Ivey Lamb.

           Survivors include his wife of 73 years, Annette Claxton Ivey; daughters, Sandra I. Anderson of Kite, Judy I. Scott (Joel) of Wrightsville, Lisa I. Troup (Chris) of Greenville, SC.; sons, Nick Ivey (Diane), and Jimmy Ivey (Vicki) both of Kite; grandchildren, Robyn Foskey, Christy Anderson, Sherry Rowland, Bruce Ivey, Ginny Price, Denise Wombles, Todd Ivey, Amy Jackson, Pratt Scott, Michelle Troup, and Allison Troup; 18 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and friends.

           Funeral services will be held at Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church 2p.m. Thursday afternoon, April 6, 2017 with Reverends Burton Dixon, Robert (Bob) Rathbun, and Roger Holley officiating. Mr. Ivey will lie in state one prior to service.

           Interment will follow in the Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

           The family will receive friends from 6 to 8p.m. Wednesday afternoon, April 5, 2017 at Chapman Funeral Home.

            Pallbearers are Nick Ivey, Jimmy Ivey, Bruce Ivey, Todd Ivey, Chris Anderson, Pratt Scott, Chris Troup, and Joel Scott.

            Honorary Pallbearers Wayne Ward, Eddie Henry, Skippy Attaway, Sonny Norris, Dr. Andy Williamson, and Bob Spivey.

            Memorials may be made to Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church C/O Lynn Henry P.O. Box 39 Kite, Ga. 31049

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            Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro, is in charge of the arrangements for the funeral of Mr. George N. Ivey, Jr., 95, of Kite.

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Otis and Sabrina Wiggins
   Posted Tue April 04, 2017
So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

Charlotte Jeffers Bacon
   Posted Tue April 04, 2017
My prayers are with your family. May you find comfort in the memories that each of you shared together.

Zach and Peggy Claxton
   Posted Tue April 04, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers and always our love are with your family

Sundee Wright
   Posted Tue April 04, 2017

WARM SMILE was sent by Boys Tennis.

Dear Coach Troup, Our love and prayers are with you and your family. We love you. The Powdersville Boy's Tennis team

Lea Fulk
   Posted Tue April 04, 2017
Lisa dear,

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Blessings sent to you all....hugs, Lea

Jeanne Price
   Posted Wed April 05, 2017
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Praying that God will be with each of you during this time time of sorrow.

J. Runnette Smith
   Posted Wed April 05, 2017


We will miss you. Runnette and Jackie Smith

Daphne & Jerry Taylor
   Posted Wed April 05, 2017
So sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May God give you peace and comfort.

Lynn White
   Posted Wed April 05, 2017
What a blessing to have had such a wonderful man as Uncle Junior in our lives. His life was an example of his Christian faith. He'll be missed and always remembered.
We're sending our love and prayers.
Lynn and Rob White

   Posted Thu April 06, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and the family.

Patsy Johnson and family

Marie and Richard Martindale
   Posted Thu April 06, 2017
Dear Nick and family,
We would like to express our deepest sympathies. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Marie and Richard Martindale

Patsy and Wayne Kersey
   Posted Thu April 06, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss.May God be with all of you.

Mary Martin Collier
   Posted Fri April 07, 2017
Mrs. Annette,Sandra and family, so sorry about Mr. Ivey. I know he will be missed by all. He was a very good person. I remember him well, but it has been a long time since I have seen him. Praying for each of you and may God sends Love, and comfort.

Mary Martin Collier
Gray, Georgia

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