Barry Ivie, age 58, of Mendon, passed away Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at his home following a battle with cancer. He was born in East Prairie, MO on December 9, 1951, the son of Ralph and Dema (Lane) Ivie. Barry graduated from East Prairie High School, MO in 1970. On May 18, 1987 he married Debbie Douglas in Three Rivers. Barry worked as a manufacturing technician at American Axle in Three Rivers for 28 years retiring in 2008. He was a member of the Three Rivers Eagles and enjoyed fishing and boating. He will always be remembered for his skills on the grill as ‘Barry’s BBQ’.
Surviving are his father Ralph (Carol) Ivie, Goldsboro, NC, wife Debbie Ivie, Mendon, daughters Shylia (George) Leonard of Three Rivers, Keri (Eric) Roe of Athens, sons Joey Ivie of Jopplin, MO, Gregory (Brenda) Ivie of East Prairie, MO, sisters Vicky (John) Farmer, Dawn Carr , Kelly (Branden) Besecker, grandchildren, Cody, JT, Drew, Quincy, Chelsea, Jamie, Dallas, Allison, & Savannah Ivie, Shyanna & James Butcher, Gracie Leonard, Sarah, Katelynn & Emma Roe, and great granddaughter, Ivy Grace York. He was preceded in death by his mother Dema Ivie, son Jamie Ivie and granddaughter Chrissy.
Relatives and friends will be received Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Eley Funeral Home in Centreville, where Religious Services will be Saturday at 11 am . Pastor Jerry Solis Riverside Community Church will officiate. Burial will be in the Prairie River Cemetery in Centreville. Memorial contributions may be made to Three Rivers Hospital Specialty Clinic Cancer Center On line messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.