Willadean Richardson Ivey, 85. Beloved mother and grandmother was born on April 24, 1922, and died on February 23, 2008. Survived by her daughter, Lorene (Maurice)Ivey; granddaughters, Maurene (Steve) O'Dorisio and Kristi (Dale) Spinuzzi; great-grandchildren, Stephen and Danielle O'Dorisio, Derek and Devin Spinuzzi; and sister, Pat Law. Preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Loran T. Owens, husband of 6 years, Severin Pfannenstiel and husband of 13 years, Maurice J. Ivey, Sr.; brothers, James and Harol Richardson; and sister, Eleanor Beeman. Willadean was employed at Chinn's Drug Store on the Mesa Junction for over 30 years. Member of the Eagles Auxiliary #145. Cremation, with graveside service, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008, in the Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com ******

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  1. I was so sorry to hear about Aunt Willie. She was the last of the “older” Owens. I have been doing some scrapbooking and I have been going thru all my pictures. I just ran across some very old pictures of your mom and dad and you as a baby (and older, too). And my mom and dad; Aunt Betty; Grandma and Grampa Owens and all of us as kids. We always had a great time on holidays. I know you will miss her very much, and I know its no consolation for your loss, but she is in a better place. She will always be there in you and your family’s hearts. And I’m so sorry I can’t make the service. You and your family are in my thoughts and if there is anything I can do, or if you would like to get together, just let me know.

    Take care, Tootie

  2. Sorry, I’m not going to be able to make it to the funeral. I just wanted to send a note letting you know how much I loved Aunt Willie. She was always a doll and always fixed up so pretty. You were so lucky to have her for so long. Take care and if you ever want to get together with Tootie and I, let us know.


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