|Birth: ||Apr. 11, 1931|
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 1999|
Daughter of Warner Wesley Jr. and Gladys Frye Wesley.
Wife of Fred Ivory, mother of Fred Ivory and Gladys Baxter, sister of Richard Wesley, Warner Wesley III, Pearl Parker, Janie Edwards, and Elsie Burwell.
She was a graduate of Virginia State College and had an M.A. degree in Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin.
In 1970 she became the Blue Ridge School's fist African-American teacher. Mrs. Ivory, taught art and was Head of the Art Department for many years before leaving the School.
She was an outstanding artist in Virginia. Her work was represented in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. She was represented in a number of shows, public and private.
She is remembered as a woman of dignity & culture.
Gladys Frye Wesley (1897 - 1989)
Warner Wesley (1930 - 2011)*
Alice Wesley Ivory (1931 - 1999)
Mount Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Andie Parrish
Record added: Dec 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81546409
An amazing person, artist, and teacher. As a teacher you touched and changed my life. The best teacher I ever had and like Kate said taught as much about life as about art. Love - Greg W.|
Added: Jan. 20, 2014
Mrs Ivory, Thank you for everything you taught me and time you spent with me when I was a little girl. My father was an assistant headmaster at BRS and I remember spending hours in the art studio with you. You showed me as much about life as you did about...(Read more)|
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