1015 West 5th Street

Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870








Sunrise: July 16, 1924

Sunset: February 21, 2021

Virginia Mae Edwards Ivey of Roanoke Rapids went home to be with our Heavenly Father on Sunday February 21, 2021, due to natural causes.

Virginia Mae was a lifelong and faithful member of The First Pentecostal Holiness Church of Roanoke Rapids, prior to failing health. She loved and was loved by many.

Virginia Mae was preceded in death by her loving husband, James O. Ivey; Siblings: Jack Edwards, Jimmy Edwards, Lloyd Edwards, Dorothy Edwards Franks, Charlotte Edwards Johnson, Son: Lloyd A. “Sonny” Ivey, Grandson: Patrick O. Groves.

Virginia Mae left to continue her loving, Christian demeanor: Daughter, Betty Lou Ivey Studley (Dennis-Husband), & Son, Jim Ivey, 7 Grandchildren, 25 Great Grandchildren and 24 Great-Great Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Virginia Mae also left special caretaker, Kay Phillips, of the home.

The family will receive friends at Wrenn, Clarke & Hagan Funeral Home of Friday, February 26, 2021 at 10:00 AM with services immediately following in the Chapel at 11:00 AM with Pastor Don Causey officiating and special music by Rev. Ricky Barnes and pianist Denise Barnes.

For the safety of all, the CDC guidelines of social distancing and face masks will be required.