|Birth: ||Sep. 24, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 12, 2008|
Iva Lenora Breshears
Iva was born on Sept. 25, 1924 in Okemah, Oklahoma to Harvey & Ossie Cochran. She passed away on Jan. 12, 2008 in Visalia, CA at the age of 83 years.
Iva came to California in the early 1940's with her family settling in the San Joaquin Valley. She married George Breshears in Visalia in 1944. The couple had five children. Iva worked at various jobs throughout her life but mostly in the fruit packing houses when her children were growing up. She was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Farmersville, and enjoyed cooking and doing crocheting afghans and baby clothes in her spare time.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, George Breshears, Visalia; children, Charles Breshears and wife, Melva, Visalia, Phyllis Owens and husband, Dale, Oregon, Alan Breshears and wife, Sandy, Visalia, and Michael Breshears, Visalia. She had a son, Rickey Breshears who preceded her in death. She is also survived by two sisters, Geneva Rouse, Delhi and Lola Enos, Farmersville as well as seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Thursday, Miller Memorial Chapel, at 11 a.m. with graveside following at Visalia District Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Wednesday 2-7 p.m. Miller Memorial Chapel.
Condolences may be made at www.mem.com. Arrangements are made by Miller Memorial Chapel, Visalia.
George Washington Breshears (1925 - 2009)
Phyllis Lorene Breshears Owens (1948 - 2010)*
Visalia Public Cemetery
Created by: Jan Breshears Thomas
Record added: Nov 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44979139