Obituary: Freddie Thomas Ivy, 1938 — 2016

Freddie Thomas Ivy was born September 15, 1938 in Milford, Texas to Fred and Margie Ivy and passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Methodist Mansfield Hospital. Freddie was a member of the Italy Masonic Lodge # 647 and a longtime member of the Central Baptist Church in Italy.

Survivors include his two daughters, Sherri Morgan and husband Alan and Paula Brooks and husband Shawn; four grandchildren, Jacob, Will, Hannah and Desi Brooks and two great grandchildren, Alexander and Sebastian; one sister, Carol Shellenberger and husband Harold. Freddie was preceded in death by his wife, Josephine and his parents.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6 to 8 PM Friday, July 8, 2016 at the Central Baptist Church in Italy.

Funeral services will be 10AM Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Central Baptist Church with Pastor Joseph Barrett officiating. Interment will follow in the Italy Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be John Morgan, Curtis Riddle, Huey Hamilton, Dan Bennefield, Charles Poe, Michael Pair, David Surles and Carlos Phoenix. Honorary pallbearers will be Hubert Chambers and Jan Thomas.

Memorials can be made to the Italy Masonic Lodge Scholarship Fund.