Iva Lea Hill, 87, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at St. Bernards Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark.
Born April 3, 1923 to the late Vernon and Floy Montgomery Grimes, she was a member of the Evangelical Methodist Church at Hargraves Corner in Rector, Ark., and a resident of Lakeside Nursing Center in Lake City, Ark., at the time of her death. She was active in her community and church during her life.
Preceding Iva in death was her husband, Denzil H. Hill; daughter, Nelda Sue Hill; son, Eddie Hill; granddaughter, Colette Beck, and one brother, J.E. Grimes.
Survivors include three daughters and their husbands, Sherry Bullard and James "Jim", of Kennett, Patricia White and Tim, of Rector, and Tammie Smith and Jimmie, of Jonesboro; four grandchildren, Kim Nordmeyer and Patrick, of Rector, Melanie Bullard Todd and Mike, of Como, Miss., Brandy Hill Smart and Shannon, of Piggott, Ark., and Lindsey Ingram White, of Rector; nine bonus grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; two sisters and their husbands, Anna Dean Glover and Junior, of Guy, Ark., and Sue Dawson and Delbert, of Mayflower, Ark.; four brothers, Charles Grimes and Peggy, of Rector, Bud Grimes and Pid, of Conway, Ark., Don Grimes and Paulette, of Piggott and Larry Grimes and Ann of Guy, Ark., and a host other relatives and friends.
Visitation begins at 1 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at Irby Funeral Home in Rector .
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14, at the Irby Funeral Home with Bro. Freddie Barker officiating.
Burial will follow in the Woodland Heights Cemetery.
You may sign the online register book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com
Those wishing to honor Iva's memory are encourage to make a donation to the Evangelical Methodist Church or a donation to the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House.