Iva Gertrude King, 97, of Tipton, IN and formerly of Arcadia, IN passed away July 31, 2019 at Miller's Merry Manor at Tipton, IN. She was born November 11, 1921 at Westfield, IN to William Cullen and Nellie Marie (Caylor) Bryant.
Iva was a homemaker who greatly enjoyed her role as wife, mother and grandmother. Her entire family were sports oriented and she helped them practice and attended their games that included softball, baseball and volley ball. Her daughters said she often had bruises on her legs from her catching their pitches as they practiced with her. She also enjoyed gardening, baking and sewing.
She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church at Arcadia, IN.
She married Fred D. King on February 16, 1946. He preceded her in death May 24, 1997. In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her siblings.
Surviving her is a son: Jeffrey L. King of Indianapolis, IN, daughters: Pamela Sue Ireland of Arcadia, IN, Freda Jo King of Noblesville, IN, Debbie Kay (Bryan) Provence of Arcadia, IN and Bonnie Lou Akers of Pendleton, IN, 6, grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 355 South Shaffer Street, Arcadia, IN, 46030 with Pastor Tom Ludwig officiating. Burial will follow at the Arcadia Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209. Mrs. King's services are entrusted to Hartley Funeral Homes Cicero Chapel where you may send condolences at http://www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.
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