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Franklin B. Ivey, Sr.

March 31, 1943 ~ May 9, 2018 (age 75)

JOHNSON CITY- Franklin B. Ivey, Sr. passed away on May 9, 2018.

Frank lived in Telford the past 33 years, after retiring from the U.S. Navy as an E8 Senior Chief Petty Officer.  He also retired from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.  Frank was a member of New Victory Baptist Church, Jonesborough, TN 37659.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Lee Ivey, Sr. and Odell Benson Ivey; brother, John Lee Ivey, Jr.; two daughters, Deborah Lynn Ivey Dalton and Janet Leigh Ferguson Broyles.

Frank is survived by his wife, Barbara June Markland Ivey; two sons, Franklin B. Ivey, Jr. of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, Mark Ferguson and his wife, Sharon Ferguson of Jonesborough, TN; 7 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great great granddaughter.

A funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. in the East chapel of Appalachian Funeral Home, 800 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, TN, with Rev. Lester Morelock officiating and special music by Bless’d ministries. The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. until the service hour.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, May 14, 2018 at Mountain Home National Cemetery.  Military rites will be accorded by the American Legion Hammond Post #3.

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Woodall Anderson Dugger Funeral Home, 108 W. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, TN is serving the Ivey family.

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