of Jonesboro, AR
July 29, 1958 - January 13, 2022
Gary Lynn Ivy, 63, of Jonesboro, passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022 at the Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. He was born July 29, 1958 in Jonesboro to Tom and Doris (Bond) Ivy. Gary worked as a truck driver until retiring. He loved singing, he wrote poetry and he was a songwriter and musician.Gary was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 43 years, Marilyn (Maxwell) Ivy; a son, Barry Don Ivy; and a brother, Ronnie Ivy.Those left behind to cherish the wonderful memories of Gary include his two sons, Brad (Jacqueline) Ivy and Perry (Marjorie) Ivy; two daughters, Tonya Ivy and Morgan (Tommy) Eagan; five grandchildren, Payton Ivy, Paris Ivy, Porcelyn Ivy, Mark Allen Ivy and Inman Eagan; a brother, Stephen Ivy; two sisters, Judy Brinkley and Marshia Vanslyke; and a special friend, Janie Selby.Chapel services will be 2 pm Tuesday at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home, 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro. Burial will follow at Nettleton Cemetery.Visitation will begin at 1 pm until time of service.In lieu of flowers, please consider St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105 or www.stjude.org
Well,sad day,I’m just finding out my friend has passed on from this life.
Sorry for your loss. I’m sure gonna miss him . He was a really good guy . Taught me a lot over the years.
He will be missed very much he was like my brother we had a lot of good times prayers for the family 🙏
We sure do miss You Gary.We had a lot of good times and played a lot of good music over the years.Can't believe you have left us all so soon.It proves the Lord loves Country Music too.
We are praying for all of you. So very sorry for your loss.
So sorry for your loss . Love you and your family .
Gary you are so very missed by so many friends and family. You were more than a brother to your brother Steve. There are no words to explain the emptiness in his heart for you. You were not just a brother and friend to him. You were his hero.No one loved you more than he has and does. Only God can fill the emptiness in his heart. I pray you Rest In Peace.
I am so sorry for this loss! I am so sorry I cannot be there with my family as they grieve. Always remember the words of the Lord- “the moment that you seek me with your whole heart I will be found of you”. It only takes a moment. A moment of time, a moment of prayer. God has got the rest. He’s got you. Once again, we will be alright. With prayers and loving thoughts to all of you, Love Mom Lydia Carroll
We are so sorry for y’all’s loss. God be with each and everyone and give u strength and comfort and peace. Your in our thoughts and prayers. We send our love and prayers to all the Ivy family and friends. God be with you all.
So sorry for ur loss.may God walk beside you ..
We are so sorry for your loss!! We will be praying for you all. Love & prayers
So sorry for the lost praying for family
I miss him .Gary his very joyful and people person It’s hard to stay with out his smile blessing I mis him lot .I alway pray from him.
Prayers for all.
I'm so sorry yalls loss yall all are in my prayers
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers and love to the family and friends.
I am so sorry for your loss! I will always remember Gary as someone who always made me laugh no matter the situation. He will be missed by many! Many, many prayers for all family and friends! Love the Ivy family!!!!!!