Wayne "Papa" Ivey

Born in Franklin, Tennessee on October 1, 1951

Departed on September 2, 2019 and resided in Fairview, Tennessee

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Wayne “PaPa” Ivey, age 67, of Fairview went to be with his heavenly Father, Monday September 2, 2019. He was born October 1, 1951 in Franklin, TN to the late Hulan and Mary Ruth Ivey. Wayne is also preceded in death by five brothers and sisters.

Wayne loved his grandchildren and in “Papa’s” eyes, they could do no wrong. He enjoyed fishing with family, gardening, playing poker and all kinds of fast cars. When Wayne started having trouble with his health his granddaughter, Megan Williams became his special angel, taking excellent care of him and helping him through tough times.

He is survived by his partner in life, Joyce White Ivey; daughter, Diane Stinson (Randy); son, Scotty Mangrum (Jessica); daughter, Annette Tedder (John); son, Chris White (Sheryl); daughter, Amy White (Nate); daughter, Shelby Fly (Brian); son, Jonathan Tedder; seventeen grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters; numerous nieces and nephews; and best friend, Brent Mangrum.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 5-8 p.m. and Friday from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. A life celebration service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, September 6, 2019 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home with Pastor Jimmy Mattio officiating. Interment will follow in the Garden of Grace at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers serving will be Randy Stinson, Stephen Garland, Eddie Williams, Matt Davenport, Thomas Gilbert and Ted Ivey.

Honorary pallbearers serving will be Cody Mangrum, Nate Wilson and Thomas Jones.

4 Comments to Wayne "Papa" Ivey

  1. Jennifer Taylor Locke
    September 5, 2019 9:33 am

    We were so very sadden to hear of Wayne’s passing. We will keep you in our thoughts and lifting you up in prayer for comfort during this time. His tough times are over and he is at peace with the Heavenly Angels now.

    Love,
    Jennifer Taylor Locke
    Larry “Dooley” Taylor
    Dolores Taylor Pack
    Jasmine Moore

  2. Lucy & Waylon
    September 5, 2019 9:51 pm

    The short time I have known you, I grew to love you and Joyce like family and is very saddened by your passing you will be truly missed😭😭😭😭

  3. Connie Bramlett
    September 5, 2019 11:31 pm

    We all are going to miss you Uncle Wayne. You loved life and all those around you. You were always full of spunk and fun. You made so many smile, inspired and embraced those that needed a hand,were there to help the troubled laugh away their tears gave those that were lost new direction. You were a true inspiration. Even tho you are gone you will still live on in those who knew and loved you, you have made them strong and wise they will do great things with the wisdom you shared with them.You truly built a Legacy that will live on. Because of you they will smile each day as they carry your mastery in their lives and your memory in their hearts forever. Always in our Hearts Uncle Wayne.
    Your Niece, Connie Bramlett

  4. Pam Watson
    September 6, 2019 10:17 am

    Joyce I was so saddened and shocked to hear about Wayne. I will miss seeing you at dialysis and learning to cook something new. You take care and know that You and the family are in my prayers.

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