David Lee Ivory, age 69, of Ten Mile passed away suddenly Saturday, September 12, 2020 at his home. He was born August 29, 1951 in Chattanooga and was an active member of New Midway Baptist Church in Kingston. From the age of thirteen, David had worked in the family photography business and was winner of many awards. Ivory Studio was known far & wide for its professionalism and prestigious photography. He was also a United States Army veteran who served his country proudly. David loved socializing and never met a stranger. Preceded in death by his parents, Gerald Robert Ivory, Jr., and Margaret Louise Ivory.
Survivors include his Loving Wife of 35 years, Yvonne P. Ivory of Ten Mile; Son, James Michael Ivory of Ten Mile; grandchildren, Gracie Hutson and Ella Walkney; Brothers, Dennis Ivory & wife, Martha of Church Hill, Douglas Ivory & wife, Michelle of Madera, CA, Duane Ivory & wife, Kathy of Flowery Branch, GA; Sister, DeAnna Davenport of Roswell, GA; Brothers – in-law, Frank Robinette of Kingston, Robert Robinette of Kingston, Kyle Robinette & wife, Wanda of Kingston, Wesley Phillips of Kingston, Tony Phillips of Kingston; Sister-in-law, Judy Andrews of Kingston; a host of extended family and dear friends.
The family will receive friends 5:00-6:00 pm, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at New Midway Baptist Church with funeral service following at 6:00 pm, in the sanctuary with Rev. Rod Garrett and Bro. Howard Huffine officiating. Interment will be held 11:00 am, Wednesday at Crawford Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Roane County Honor Guard. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.