Ivory “Ike” Petry

ABBEVILLE — A Home-going Celebration will be held for Mr. Ivory “Ike” Petry 74 at 11:00 A.M. Friday, August 31, 2018 at Greater Pleasant Green Baptist Church with Rev. John Allen, officiating.
He will await the resurrection in Greater Pleasant Green Baptist Church Cemetery.
A gathering of family and friends will begin Friday at the church 9:00 A.M. until time of service.
Mr. Petry was born  on May 4, 1944 to Mr. Ivan Petry and Mrs. Ada Shelvin Petry. A native and resident of Abbeville, LA he passed at 4:00 P.M. Saturday, August 25, 2018 at his residence.
Bro. Ivory  accepted Christ as his Savior at an early age  and became a member of Greater Pleasant Green Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and member of the Male Chorus for many years until his health began to fail.  In addition, he was the Owner and Operator of Ike’s Plumbing in Abbeville, LA.
He leaves to cherish his memory, one daughter, Lori Wilson Newton of Abbeville, LA; one granddaughter, Mitisha Rice (Kirby) of Abbeville, LA; two great-granddaughters, Keosha Rice and Keyiada Wilson; his mother, Ada Shelvin Petry of Abbeville, LA; two brothers, Kenneth Petry and Ross Petry both of Abbeville, LA; two sisters, Jeretha Ardoin (Lionel, Sr.) and Lisa P. Hill (Richard) of Abbeville, LA; one uncle, Herb Shelvin; one aunt, Victorine Broussard; a very dear and special cousin, Felix Ruffin, Sr. and one godchild, Johnny Allen Guidry of Humble, TX as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sheila Roy Petry; his father, Ivan Petry; one sister, Taffy Elaine Chargois; maternal grandparents, Goddard Shelvin Sr. and Olive Shelvin and paternal grandparents, Joseph Petry and Susan Petry.
Active Pallbearers are Edward Landry, Wallace Johnson, Kirby Rice, Ernest Rice, Jr., Kendon Hill, and James Jenkins.
Honorary Pallbearers are Felix Ruffin, Herd Shelvin, Lionel Ardoin, Sr., Lionel Ardoin, Jr., Johnell Ardoin, Ross Petry, Perry Johnson, Kenneth Petry, Lester Levine and Richard Hill.
Condolences may be expressed at www.fletcherfuneralhomes.org.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Fletcher Funeral Home (337-893-2440)  - 1116 Green Street - Abbeville, LA 70510.

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