Services for Linda Sue Ivy, 62, of Tyler, will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home with the Rev. Sherman Mayfield officiating. Interment will follow in Whitehouse Cemetery under direction of Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home.
Linda was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Tyler. She attended Tyler Junior College, Baylor University and The University of Texas
at Tyler where she received her degree in elementary education.
Mrs. Ivy went to be with her Lord on Saturday, March 1, 2014. She was born May 10, 1951, in Celeste. She was preceded in death by parents, Porter and Eloise Skidmore.
She is survived by her husband of more than 41 years, Larry Ivy, of Tyler; three children, Kimberly Ivy, Marcie and husband David Keys, Jennifer and husband Andy Tomlin, all of Tyler; brother, James Skidmore, of Tyler; five grandchildren, Alyssa, Emily, Will (Tomlin), and Austyn, Heather (Keys).
Pallbearers will be George Pruitt, Buddy Baldridge, Greg Taylor, Stephen Pitts, Ron Nowell, and Brandon Keys. Honorary pallbearers will be Daniel Lovelady and Chris Alexander.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday March 7, 2014, at the Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home in Tyler.
Donations in memory of Linda Skidmore Ivy may be sent to Breckenridge Village of Tyler and/or The Hospice of East Texas Foundation.