Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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July 12, 2014

Ivy Kidd

GRATTON, Va. — Ivy Kidd, age 93 of Gratton, VA died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital in Tazewell, VA. Born May 30, 1921 in Tazewell County, VA she was a daughter of the late W.E. and Laura Levitt. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George W. Kidd; a sister, Lorna Cardwell and brother, Bill Levitt.

She is survived by her son, Billy Kidd and wife, Julia of Tazewell, VA; daughter, Velma Stowers of Bastian, VA; three grandchildren, Aaron Kidd and wife, Alison of Tazewell, VA, Denita Stowers of Burlington, NC, Leesa Patterson and husband, Dwight of Bastian, VA; three great grandchildren, Lakyn Patterson, Arionna Kidd and Aiden Kidd; brother in law, Raymond Cardwell of Wilmington, NC; one niece and two nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 AM today (Saturday, July 12, 2014) at Peery & St. Clair Funeral Home Chapel in Tazewell, VA with Minister Lee Blackburn officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memory Gardens in Bluefield, VA. Pallbearers will be Mike Thompson, Tommy Kinser, Charlie Pruett, Mark Skidmore, Randy Cardwell, and David Cardwell. Honorary pallbearers are Aaron Kidd, Dwight Patterson, Steve Patterson, and Bill Pruett.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service today (Saturday, July 12, 2014).

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