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Barbara Anne Ivie, age 93, of Senoia, GA. passed away on July 23, 2022.
Barbara was born August 18, 1928, in Cleveland, GA., to the late James and Gladys (Nelms) Davidson. She grew up in Cleveland alongside her two brothers, four sisters, and her parents. Her dad was the editor, publisher, and reporter of a newspaper he had inherited, and her mother was a teacher and helped address the newspapers. Barbara graduated from Cleveland High School in 1946 and went on to attend Piedmont College in Demorest, GA.
While on a bus trip Barbara met the love of her life, James. The couple wed in April of 1951 and had two children. The family moved to Southwest Atlanta in 1955, after the birth of their son. In 1971 they moved to Senoia, GA. Where the family remained until James’ passing in 2008. Barbara and James were married for 57 years.
Barbara was a member of the United Methodist church and enjoyed singing in the church choir. She was also a member of the Senoia Variety Club. Barbara was a volunteer at Brightmoor Nursing Center for 25 years before becoming a resident there
She was preceded in death by her husband; James Frank Ivie: her parents; James Peter Davidson, SR. and Gladys Lee Nelms: brothers: James P. Davidson, Jr and Richard Davidson; and brother-in-law: Harold H. Hildebrand
Barbara is survived by her daughter: Pam (Gerhard) Ivie Worsch of Acworth; son: Mike (Deborah) Ivie of Senoia; grandson: Michael Drew Ivie; and great-grandchildren: Shane and Addy Ivie; and sisters: Betty Hildebrand, Nelda Davidson, Judy (Garland) Lovell, and Charlene (William) Cooper.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Barbara’s name to a charity of your choosing.
Family and friends may post pictures and other remembrances of Barbara Anne Davidson Ivie on her son Mike Ivie’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/mikeivie.524931 and on her daughter Pam’s Facebook page, www.facebook,com/pamivieworsch.
The Ivie family is being assisted by Georgia Cremation, 1086 Hwy 54 W, Fayetteville. Messages of condolence may be left at www.GeorgiaCremation.com.