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Cordellia "Dellie" White Ives
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Birth: May, 1882
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 28, 1954
Jasper County
Illinois, USA

Burl Ives' Mother Dies - Mrs. Cordellia Ives, 72, mother of singer Burl Ives, died Wednesday, in the home of a daughter, Mrs. Norma Gifford, Newton. Mrs. Ives suffered a stroke five years ago and never recovered fully. Her husband, Frank, died seven years ago. The couple reared six children in Newton. Burl is the youngest of three sons and is a nationally known ballad singer and actor.

Mrs. Ives leaves two other daughters, Mrs. Audrey J. Halterman of Willow Hill and Mrs. Argola Walk of Newton, and two other sons, Artie of Newton and Clarence of Macomb.

Services will be held in Hunt City Christian Church, with burial in Mound Cemetery, northeast of Newton.

Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL, Thursday, 4-29-1954 
Family links: 
  Cyrus G White (1860 - 1938)
  Sarah Catherine Flyn White (1858 - 1928)
  Levi Franklin Ives (1880 - 1947)*
  Audry Jane Ives Halterman (1899 - 1984)*
  Artie M. Ives (1901 - 1979)*
  Clarence Estie Ives (1903 - 1985)*
  Argola Marie Ives Walk (1906 - 1955)*
  Burl Ives (1909 - 1995)*
  Lilburn Verger Ives (1914 - 1916)*
  Norma L. Ives Gifford (1919 - 1975)*
  Cordellia White Ives (1882 - 1954)
  Melvina White Vance (1884 - 1925)*
  Preston Aaron White (1886 - 1977)*
  Arthur Allen White (1888 - 1964)*
  Simon Earl White (1890 - 1960)*
  Chloe Jane White Loving (1892 - 1973)*
  Claudus R White (1900 - 1915)*
*Calculated relationship
Mound Cemetery
Hunt City
Jasper County
Illinois, USA
Maintained by: Big Ern
Originally Created by: Ron Yates
Record added: Apr 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18941636
Cordellia Dellie <i>White</i> Ives
Added by: Ron Yates
Cordellia Dellie <i>White</i> Ives
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You & Mr Ives raised a fine family. RIP.
- Irisana
 Added: Dec. 23, 2016

- Pamela Howlett
 Added: Sep. 7, 2016
You raised a fine family to be proud of and you were a good mother. May you rest in peace.
- JoAnne Long
 Added: Jun. 7, 2016
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