Published On: Mon, Sep 14th, 2015

Iva George Wright – obituary


Iva Lee George Wright, 75, of Cherokee, passed away Monday, Sept. 14, 2015.  A native and lifelong resident of Cherokee, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin and Sally Mae Seay George.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a daughter, Pamela Crowe, and a grandson, Joshua Crowe. She is survived by one daughter, Sharon W. McCoy (Neal); one son, Ben Wright (Dianne) both of Cherokee; and one sister, Lillie Mae Larch of Cherokee.

Mrs. Wright is also survived by her grandchildren, Kansas McKinnel, Kaitlyn Wright, Kayla Wright, Shaye Wood, Michael Milholen Jr., Justina Hornbuckle, Tyler McCoy, Pascha Lossiah, Jerry Lossiah Jr. and Kelsey Crowe; 14 great grandchildren; two nieces and a nephew.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 16 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services. Burial will follow in the George Family Cemetery, Old Mission Rd. in Cherokee. The family will receive friends beginning at 4pm on Tuesday at Appalachian Funeral Services. An online registry is available at