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Iva May Townsley Brinkley
Birth: Aug. 23, 1912
Center
Pontotoc County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1985
Visalia
Tulare County
California, USA

IN CELEBRATION OF
THE LIFE OF
IVA MAE BRINKLEY

Iva was born in *Cheyenne*,
(she was born in Center)
Oklahoma, on August 23, 1912,
to Elbert Walter and Tuga May Smith Townsley. On October 22, 1927 she married William Brinkley. Their marriage spanned 47 years.

Bill and Iva moved to California
33 years ago, he died March 26,
1975. Iva continued to live in
Tulare county after his death and
has been here a total of 33 years.

Iva died in Visalia, California, on
April 18, 1985, at the age of 72
years 7 months and 15 days. She is
survived by her three children; Duncan
Brinkley of Sandy, Oregon; Emma Brinkley
of Porterville; David Brinkley of
Gravette, Arkansas; twelve grandchildren,
Carl, Roy Brinkley, Vonna, Gwen,
Darrell, Janice, Beverly, Laqueda,
Freda, Dwayne, Ronald and William; by
eighteen great grandchildren, Jerry,
Sherrice, Lindsey, Bobby, Denise, Jamie,
Steven, Clayton, Chrissie, Megan, Kevin,
Shelly, Shree, Amber, Charles, Shawn,
Cody, and Johnny; by two sisters,
Maggie Townsley of Canadian, Texas
and Rachael Richardson of El Dorado,
Texas.

Services celebrating her life are held
this 22nd day of April, 1985, at the
Whitehurst Loyd Chapel at 1 PM, under
the guidance of Pastor Mike McGuffee of
the First Southern Baptist Church of
Porterville. Interment following the
service is in Hillcrest Memorial Park,
Porterville.

Arrangements are under the direction
of WHITEHURST LOYD FUNERAL SERVICE
Porterville, California
**************************
*Iva's Social Security Application
states she was born in Center,
Oklahoma. I talked to my Dad and
he said that him, Emma and Duncan
always assumed she was born in
Cheyenne.
***********
Grandfather: William Townsley
Father & Mother: died in Globe, Coal CO, Oklahoma

Brother: Elbert C. Townsley
Sister:
Maggie Lydie Townsley
Brother: Hugh Frank Townsley
Brother: James Roy Townsley
Brother: William Henry Townsley
Brother: Harvey Leonard Townsley
Brother:Wesley Irvin Townsley
Sister: Emma Rachel Townsley Richeson Creek
 
 
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 Parents:
  Elbert Walter Townsley (1865 - 1936)
  Tuga May Smith Townsley (1871 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  William Brinkley (1903 - 1975)
 
 Children:
  Emma Jean Brinkley (1931 - 2006)*
  David Wesley Brinkley (1932 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elbert C Townsley (1890 - 1955)*
  Hugh Frank Townsley (1895 - 1979)*
  James Roy Townsley (1896 - 1974)*
  William Henry Townsley (1898 - 1899)*
  Arthur Lee Townsley (1901 - 1979)*
  Harvey Leonard Townsley (1905 - 1978)*
  Wesley Irvin Townsley (1907 - 1961)*
  Iva May Townsley Brinkley (1912 - 1985)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Bakersfield
Kern County
California, USA
 
Created by: Freda
Record added: Aug 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21066423
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