UNION — Mrs. Aileen Vaughan Ivey, 93, 137 Frank Hill Loop Extension, Union, widow of LeRoy Ivey, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at her home.
Mrs. Ivey was born in Union, S.C., Dec. 29, 1919, a daughter of the late James L. Vaughan and Eddie Gregory Vaughan. She had attended Hughes-Johnson School. Mrs. Ivey loved God and her church, Philippi Baptist Church, where she faithfully served in several capacities including teaching Children’s Sunday School for 43 years. As a Christian homemaker, Mrs. Ivey enjoyed pleasing others with her cooking and baking. She also loved to garden. Mrs. Ivey was active with the S.C. Farm Bureau in Union County while her husband served as a Board Member and County Bureau President.
Surviving are a son, Glenn Ivey and wife Emily; a granddaughter, Ashley Ivey; a sister, Doris Eaves, all of Union; many nieces, nephews and a special caregiver, Virginia Epps who cared for both Aileen and LeRoy Ivey.
Mrs. Ivey was predeceased by two sisters, Frances Robinson and Elizabeth Vaughan; and a brother, James William Vaughan.
The family would like to express special thanks to Medi Home Hospice.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Philippi Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Brad Goodale and Rev. Jesse Bentley.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Ben Ivey III, Mark Ivey, Ronnie Crocker, Brian Crocker, Fredrick Tucker and Freddie Barfield. The members of the Rachel Craig Sunday School Class of Philippi Baptist Church are asked to sit in a group.
Visitation will be held 1:45 p.m. till 2:45 p.m. Sunday in the church prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Philippi Baptist Church Building Fund, 327 Philippi Church Road, Union, S.C. 29379.
The family is at the home of her son, Glenn and Emily Ivey, 419 Philippi Church Road, Union.
SR Holcombe Funeral Home