Iva Louise Smith McAllister

Iva Louise Smith McAllister, 82, died Saturday, Oct. 6 atStonesRiverHospital.

 Funeral services were held at First Baptist Church of Woodbury with Bro. Hunter Hay and Bro. James Puckett officiating. Burial was atRiversideGardens.

 An Auburntown resident, Mrs. McAllister was a Hazelhurst,Ga., native.

 Survivors include Merrill McAllister of Auburntown, her husband of 63 years; children, Larry (Dianne) McAllister, Connie McAllister and Robin Vance, all of Woodbury; grandchildren, Sarah McAllister, Zach McAllister, Lancy McAllister, Stephen (Jennifer) Blonder, MSGT Brian Blonder USMC, Joshua (Leslie) Vance, Justin (Abby) Vance and Rachel Vance; great grandchildren, Tyler King, McCarlee Eubank, Nowlen Eubank and Lynley Vance; and a brother, Paul O. (Emma) Smith of Darien, Ga.

 She was preceded in death by her parents, Seaborn Smith and Mary Louise Ellis Smith. Mrs. McAllister was a member of First Baptist Church of Woodbury and was retired from Publix. Woodbury Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 Grandsons and great grandsons were pallbearers.

 For online tributes, www.woodburyfuneralhome.net