|Birth: ||Mar. 14, 1919|
|Death: ||Apr. 21, 2005|
HASKELL -- Iva Lee Robertson Gipson of Haskell passed away on Thursday, April 21, 2005 in Rochester. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 23, 2005 at First Baptist Church in Haskell, with Reverend Barry Alvis and Dr. Troy Culpepper officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Cemetery in Haskell under the direction of Holden McCauley Funeral Home in Haskell. The family will have visitation time from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.
Iva Lee was born in Afton on March 14, 1919. She married J.B. Gipson on February 23, 1936 in Paducha establishing their home in Rule and then moved to Haskell around 1940.
She was devoted to the Lord and spent much time in study- ing His Word. She taught Sunday School at the First Baptist Church in Haskell, served as a GA leader, served in Vacation Bible School, and chaired the funeral food committee.
Iva Lee served the community of Haskell as a member of the City Council, the Civic Center Board, working and teaching art at the Experienced Citizens Center. She was a long standing member of the Eastern Star at one time serving as Deputy Grand Matron of Texas. In previous years she was a member of the Brazos Valley West Art Association, the Garden Club and the Progressive Study Club.
She is survived by: two children, Mary Frances and husband, Joe Binns of Austin and J.B. Gipson, Jr., of Haskell; and a sister- in-law, Gloria Robertson of San Angelo; four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband and one daughter Norma Jean Childress.
Iva Lee is now at rest in the arms of Jesus.
Memorials may be sent to Haskell County Library 412 N. 1st. St. Haskell, Texas 79521
J B Gipson (1916 - 1990)*
Norma Jean Gipson Childress (1939 - 1976)*
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Apr 22, 2005
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