Yvonne Bohannon Ivie


Yvonne Bohannon Ivie of Fort Worth, 87, a Christian, departed this life Wednesday, May 29, 2013.

Graveside Service: The family honored and celebrated Yvonne’s life at a private graveside service Tuesday, June 4.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Scleroderma Foundation (www.scleroderma.org or 300 Rosewood Dr. Ste 105, Danvers MA)

Yvonne was born Dec. 18, 1925 in Dallas to Oral and Nanny Bohannon. She grew up in Arlington and graduated with the proud AHS class of 1943. She married Owen H. Ivie Jan. 6, 1945.

A loving wife and mother, she also joyfully served others in her church and community in numerous ways. She resided in Big Spring for many years, later moving to Granbury and then Fort Worth. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors: Yvonne is survived by Owen, her husband of 68 years and loving father of their three daughters: Susan Watts and husband, Richard of Pipe Creek, Sandy Massey and husband, Bob of Joshua, and Nancy Stringfellow and husband, David of Burke, Virginia; six grandchildren: Greg Massey and wife, Rebecca of Keller, Kerry Ariail and husband, Jammie of Keller, Peter Watts and wife, Melissa of San Antonio, Ann Stringfellow of Burke, Va., Kimberly Morgan and husband, Dorian of Fort Worth, John Stringfellow and wife, Jennifer of Kailua, Hawaii; cherished great-grandchildren: Aaron, Isaac, Daniel, Calvin, Eliana, Zamira, Rowan, Autumn, Bethany, Tommy, Jude, Jefferson, and Jackson; sister, Beverly Reynolds and husband, James of Arlington; brother, David Bohannon and wife, Sue of Lampassas; sister, Elizabeth Ohme of Arlington; and many beloved nieces and nephews.