MAYFIELD, Ky. -- Jack Ivie, 92, formerly of East Prairie, Mo., died at 2:50 p.m. April 8, 2005, at Green Acres Healthcare in Mayfield.
Born July 26, 1912, at Sassafras Ridge in Mississippi County, Mo., son of the late John Gordon and Jenny Colvin Ivie, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County, where he was a former chief of police in East Prairie and served many years as a deputy sheriff of Mississippi County for sheriff Pedro Simmons. A member of the First Church of God in East Prairie, he was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy as a gunner first class.
On June 13, 1933, at Charleston, Mo., he married Jesse Allene Powers who preceded him in death on Aug. 4, 1981. He later married Effie Rhew Kinsolving on Sept. 18, 1982, and she survives of East Prairie.
Other survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and Robert Morgan of Wingo; one brother, O.O. Ivie of Memphis, Tenn.; two grandsons, Kevin Baker of East Prairie and Keith Baker of Pacific; three great-
grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Two brothers, Otha Ivie and Eddie Ivie; and one sister, Ola Perry, preceded him in death.
Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. today at Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie with Larry Smith officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dogwood Cemetery near East Prairie.
Pallbearers will be members of the Mississippi County Sheriff's office and the East Prairie Police Department.