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Michael Lee Ivy, 77, of Benton passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Hot Springs.
He was born Dec. 3, 1936, in McGehee to the late Thomas L. and Eunice DeArmond Ivy.
Mr. Ivy was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and had worked for the state of Arkansas in administrative services management.Â He was also a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of The Knights of Columbus.
In addition to his parents, one brother, Teddy M. Ivy of Texas, and one niece also preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Jane Ivy; a sister-in-law, Nita Ivy of San Antonio, Texas; two nephews; three nieces; other relatives and many friends.
A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, June 16, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church with Father Philip Reaves and Father Y. C. Irudayaraj officiating.Â Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander.Â
A rosary service is set for 6 p.m. Sunday, June 15, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home Chapel (501-315-4047) with a period of visitation to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, 930 W. Cross St., Benton, AR 72015.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/ballard.