Rest in Peace, Judy Ivester

Obituary for Julia “Judy” Ivester, Toccoa, Georgia

Mrs. Julia “Judy” Norris Ivester, age 62 of Talmadge Drive, Toccoa passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

A daughter of t he late Fred and Dorothy Franklin Norris, she was born November 3, 1957 in Stephens County, Georgia having lived in Stephens and Habersham Counties all her life. She was employed with State Restaurant for a number of years and later with Toccoa Bakery. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Lela Barker and Darlene Emory and by her father-in-law, Rev. Ernest Ivester.

Survivors include her husband of the home, Kenneth Ivester; daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and Chad Thomas of Toccoa; two grandchildren, Savannah and Daven; brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Donna Norris of South Carolina; sisters and brothers-in-law, Fredda and Don Hughes of Martin and Rosa and Mike Harris of Toccoa; mother-in-law, Doris Ivester of Toccoa; sister-in-law, Sandra Hayes of Toccoa; a number of nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 2 O’clock p.m. at the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery with The Reverend Brian Stephens and The Reverend Chris Webb officiating. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers, Tyler Boatwright, Don Hughes, Coby Hughes, Chris Crumbley, Richard Burton and Sam Ivester.

Due to the current conditions concerning the health and well-being of our community, the family will not be having a formal visitation. Please keep the family in your prayers in the coming days. Online condolences may be left for the family by signing the guest register at

Interment will follow in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery with the Acree-Davis Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Julia “Judy” Norris Ivester.


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