Betty June Bennett Ivy, 80, of Bruce, Mississippi, passed peacefully from this world Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at the home of her daughter. Born Friday, June 29, 1934, in Coahoma County, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late Walter Frank Bennett and Dolly Maudine Edwards Bennett.
A former garment worker, homemaker, and retailer, Mrs. Ivy was artistic and creative, enjoying needlework and crafts of all kinds, especially crochet. In her final year of life she crocheted numerous hats for The Fabric of Hope charity. Throughout her life she worked alongside her husband as a true helpmate, joining fully in every endeavor from cattle farming to clearing new ground, from auctions to antiques and retail.