George Wetzel Ivey


Services for George Wetzel Ivey age 84 of Grapeland will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, June 22, 2019 at Felders Chapel Assembly of God Church with Rev. Randy Shipman and Morris Ivey officiating. Burial will follow in San Pedro Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster.
Mr. Ivey passed away Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Christus Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. He was born January 4, 1935 in Houston County to George Melvin and Opal Marshall Ivey. Mr. Ivey graduated from Grapeland High School in 1955, and served in the U.S. Army in 1957 - 1959. He worked for General Electric Corp. in Houston for 36 years, retiring in 1999 and returning to Grapeland. He was a board member of Felders Chapel Assembly of God Church and of San Pedro Cemetery Association.
Mr. Ivey was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother Ray Ivey. He is survived by his wife of 62 years Marcellee Ivey of Grapeland, sisters Narris Albea of Tyler and Opal Dean Leonard of Lovelady, and a brother Billie Charles Ivey of South Houston.
Pallbearers will be Joel Albea, Travis Albea, Billy Glynn Cheatham, Kyle Dobbs, Tim Schafer and Casey Watson.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Bailey & Foster Funeral Chapel in Grapeland.
Family request that in lieu of flowers memorials be sent to Felders Chapel Assembly of God Church.
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