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Iva Mae Naylor

Posted March 14, 2014 in Obituaries, Greene County, Perry

September 11, 1916- March 12, 2014

Iva Naylor

Iva Naylor

Services for Iva Mae Naylor were held 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 17, 2014 at the Hastings Funeral Home in Jefferson. Visitation with family was one hour prior to the service. Pastor Rod Block of The Dwelling Place provided words of comfort. Casketbearers were Jarred Naylor, Charles Naylor, Ted Scheuermann and Gary Robbins. Danille Curtis was the musician and hymns sang were Be Still, My Soul and Amazing Grace. Interment was at the Jefferson Cemetery in Jefferson, Iowa. Iva Mae (Handley) Naylor, daughter of Sadie Salsberry and Loren Handley was born September 11, 1916 in Unionville, Missouri and died March 12, 2014 at the Rowley Memorial Masonic Home in Perry, Iowa at the age of 97 years. Iva grew up on a farm by Pennville, Missouri and attended country school. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church where she was a youth leader and sang in the choir until 1936 when she and her parents moved to Greene County, Iowa. Iva then lived in the Greenbrier Township area where she attended the Methodist Country Church and where she met her husband, Robert Naylor. They were married on February 3, 1940 and later had three sons; Lonnie Eugene, Steven Kent and Phillip Ray. Iva helped Robert farm until 1963 when they decided to stop farming and moved to Jefferson where Iva worked at the Truck Haven Café for 13 years until retiring in 1980. In 1988 Iva and Robert moved to Adams Court in Jefferson. Iva was a faithful member of the Assembly of God Church in Jefferson. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband Robert; sons Lonnie and his wife Jean and Steven and sister Hazel Ruth Smith. Survivors include her son, Phillip Naylor (Marilyn) of Rippey; four grandchildren; Sherry Naylor and friend Gary Robbins, Charles (Jolene) Naylor, Trent Naylor and Jarred Naylor, other relatives and many friends.

Information provided by:
Hastings Funeral Home
1417 Second Street
Perry, IA 50220

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