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James “Terry” Lee Ivie, Jr

Obituary Date: Thursday 19th November 2020

James “Terry” Lee Ivie, Jr., age 67 of Cornelia, passed away on Thursday, November 19, 2020. 

Born in Milledgeville, Georgia on May 17, 1953, he was the son of the late James Lee “Cub” Ivie, Sr. and Helen Parker Ivie. Mr. Ivie was a weld inspector with Cottrell Incorporated. He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Mr. Ivie was a loving husband, father and grandfather and enjoyed hunting, being outdoors and working on cars.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Glyness Cook. 

Surviving are his wife, Shelia Sanders Ivie of Cornelia; sons, Walker Ivie and Dustin Ivie both of Cartersville; step son and daughter-in-law, Joshua & Tori Knighten of Cleveland; grandchildren, Dustin “Little D” Ivie, Liam Connor, Caitlyn Knighten, Liam Knighten, Layla Knighten and Hannah Knighten; sister, Bettie Williams of Baldwin; several nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 pm on Monday, November 23, 2020 at New Hope Baptist Church with Pastor Robert Nix officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 4-7 pm on Sunday at the funeral home. 

There has been a go fund me account set up in memory of James Ivie to help with funeral expenses. 

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19. 

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements. 

Funeral Date
11/23/2020 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
175 VFW Post Rd, PO Box 725, Cornelia 30531