WAPPAPELLO - Iva Louise Harty, 85, died Aug. 20, 2005, at the Oakdale Care Center in Poplar Bluff.
Born Aug. 9, 1920, in Wayne County to the late Clayton and Nona Haney Wilfong, she had lived in St. Louis from 1968 until 1987 when she moved to Wappapello. She was affiliated with the Baptist church.
On Dec. 1, 1937, she married Franklin William Harty who preceded her in death on April 1, 1988.
One grandson, Jeff Harty, also preceded her in death.
Surviving are: two daughters, Patsy Crawford of Cape Girardeau and Marjorie Lawrence of Puxico; two sons, Loyd Harty of Wappapello and Michael Harty of Dexter; four sisters, Dorothy Scott of Puxico, Nadine Gaines and Wilma Crawford of Wappapello and Loreine Kieth of Poplar Bluff; two brothers, Cletus Wilfong of Springfield and Dale Wilfong of Wappapello; and seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Ray Placher and the Rev. Scott Sifford of Puxico will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Puxico Cemetery.