Memorial graveside services for Warrene Buford Ivy, age 96, of Greenville will be at 3:30 p.m., Monday, June 20, 2022 at Hollandale Cemetery. She died Friday, June 10, 2022 at Delta Health-The Medical Center. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Mrs. Ivy was born on November 17, 1925 in Sumner, MS the daughter of Vera Magee and Warren Duncan Burford. She was reared on Trinidad Plantation in Madison Parish, LA. She graduated from Tallulah High School and Rhodes College in Memphis, TN where she was a member of Tri Delta Sorority.
In 1946 she was married to Hugh Walker Ivy who had farming interests in Hollandale in Washington County. She was a member of the Hollandale Presbyterian Church, the Deer Creek DAR, the Hollandale Garden Club, and the Colonial Dames of America.
After Mr. Ivy’s death in 1991, she moved to Greenville where she was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Greenville.
She is survived by two daughters, Meg Ivy Crews (Mrs. John) and Amy Ivy Parkinson (Mrs. John); three grandchildren, Margaret Crews Bond (Mrs. Sam), John Goodloe Crews (Jean) and Elizabeth Ivy Parkinson; four great grandchildren, Elizabeth Ivy Bond, Samuel Walker Bond, John Buford Crews and Josephine Sarah Crews and a sister, Janet Givens.