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Louise Moore Ivester

Obituary Date: Tuesday 9th July 2019

Louise Moore Ivester, age 94, of Turnerville, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Born in Turnerville, Georgia on April 14, 1925 to the late Virgil James and Lizzie Mae Ivester Moore. Mrs. Ivester was a retired seamstress with Clarkesville Garment. She enjoyed gardening, quilting and crocheting. Mrs. Ivester was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her. She was a member of Hollywood Church of God.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Odell Ivester; son and daughter-in-law, Leslie Boyea Ivester (Ann) grandchild, Shandon Ivester; brother, Willard Moore; sisters, Nancy Tillitson, Ila Ivester, Valaree Ivester, Fannie Moore and Inez McGahee.

Surviving are her sons and daughters-in-law, Lonnie Ralph Ivester (Connie) of Clarkesville, Richard Carl Ivester (Nita) of Turnerville; daughter and son-in-law, Margie A. Shirley (Terry) of Turnerville; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Randolf Moore (Betty) and Charlie Moore (Jewell) all of Clarkesville, Claude Moore (Carolyn) of Dahlonega; sisters, Velma Sewell of Clemson, South Carolina; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are scheduled 2 pm, Friday, July 12, 2019 in the Chapel of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart with Rev. Kevin Jones, Rev. Austin Ivester and Rev. Ralph Goss officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Thursday at the funeral home.

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
07/12/2019 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
175 VFW Post Rd, PO Box 725, Cornelia 30531