Iva (Tockey) Anderson

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Iva (Tockey) Anderson, a resident of Berryville, AR, was born December 29, 1906 in Pronto (Beaver County), OK, a daughter of George McClelland and Mary Catherine (Babcock) Tockey. She departed this life Friday, June 19, 2009 in Berryville at the age of 102.

Mrs. Anderson attended the Freeman Heights Baptist Church and was heavily involved in Ruth-Naomi Sunday school class.

She is survived by four sons, Paul Anderson and wife Sylvia of Berryville, AR, Grover Anderson and wife Paula of McAlester, OK, Bob Anderson and wife Joan of Berryville, AR and David Anderson and wife Betty of Berryville, AR; one daughter-in-law, Lavona Anderson of Berryville, AR; two daughters, Mary and husband Wayne Richardson of Berryville, AR and Flora Grabau of Preston, MN; 27 grandchildren; 64 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

On August 8, 1925, she was united in marriage with Robert Lee Anderson who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her parents; 13 brothers and sisters; two children, Neal Harris Anderson and Donald Dale Anderson; one granddaughter, Andrea Anderson; and one son-in-law, Joe Grabau.

Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel. Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel with Brother Russell Grabau, Brother Larry Montgomery and Brother Darryl Harris officiating. Interment will follow in the Berryville Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Memorial donations may be made to the ABC Homes, P.O. Box 552, Little Rock, AR 72203-0552. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com.