The Newnan Times-Herald


Marian Lois Ivester

  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Jul. 10, 2019 - 5:20 PM

Mrs. Marian Lois Ivester, age 91, of Newnan, GA passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019. 

She served as secretary at Hopewell Methodist Church in Tyrone, GA, afterwards she taught Sunday School at Marlborough, Mass. Methodist Church for seven years. She later worked as a secretary for the Fulton County School System. 

She is survived by her husband of 73 years, James Ivester of Newnan, GA; sons, Dayton Ivester and his wife, Linda, of Newnan, GA, David Ivester and his wife, Patricia of Davis, NC, Daniel Ivester of Newnan, GA; sister, Betty McGregor of Sharpsburg, GA; brothers, Eugene Harris and his wife, Martha, of Marietta, GA, Robert Harris and his wife, Dawn of Newnan, GA; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

A funeral service will be held Friday, July 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Parrott Funeral Home with Dr. Sollie Hicks officiating. Interment will follow at Hopewell Cemetery in Tyrone, GA. 

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to New Hope Methodist Education Fund, 7875 Atlanta-Newnan Road, Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268. 

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 at Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, 770-964-4800.