Rebecca A. Ivy

Rebecca A. Ivy, 82, of Port Lavaca, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019. She was born March 27, 1937 in Brownwood to Brady F. and Cleo Mann Anderson. 

A resident of Port Lavaca for almost 60 years, Rebecca (Becky) was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church. She loved her family, friends and community and enjoyed many years of service through her membership in the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

In addition to her parents; sister, Betty Jean Anderson, and brother, Jerry F. Anderson, Becky was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Earl Ivy on Aug. 19, 2002.

She is survived by her daughters, Sandy (James) Mertink, of Port Lavaca, Sherra (Darrel) Gan, of San Antonio; son, Glenn R. (Dioyn) Ivy, of Odessa; husband, J. Marshal Knight; five grandchildren: Glenn Ivy Jr., Michael Ivy, Jeffrey Ivy, Megan Preece and Macey Gan; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation was held from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral services were at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Whittle officiating. Graveside services and interment was at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Holy Cross Cemetery in San Antonio.

Pallbearers were Glenn Ivy, Jr., Michael Ivy, Jeffrey Ivy, Jerry Anderson, Bill Anderson, Johnny Windham and Travis Preece.

If friends so desire, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church, 902 Calhoun Street, Port Lavaca, TX  77979 or the Memorial Medical Center, 815 N. Virginia Street, Port Lavaca, TX  77979.

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