Philippians 4:13, describes the life of Shirley Ann Ivory. Born to Casey and Sarah Howard in Morris County TX on January 4, 1939. She was a hard-working Christian woman who dedicated her life to Christ. A kind, loving and strong mother who put God first, loved everyone and helped those in need. She was employed at Pilgrim's Pride Corporation as a Quality Control Technician for over 50 years when she retired in 2017.
She received the Integrity Award and the Quarter Century Club Award from Bo and Patty Pilgrim for her appreciation and dedicated service. She was married to Roy D. Ivory (Hawk) for 64 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband Roy, father and mother Casey and Sarah Howard, one brother Marvin Howard, nephews Michael Howard and Don Norman, three brothers-in-law T. George Norman, Johnny Ray, Bobby Earl Moton.
She leaves to cherish her memories two sons and two daughters-in-law Edward and Debbie Ivory of Willingboro NJ and Derrick and Bridget Ivory of Texarkana TX.; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren; her sisters Willie Jewel Norman Ray, Linda Faye Moton; brothers Charles Henry (Bo) Howard (Marilyn), William Bennett (Benny) Howard (Lillie Mae), John Willis Howard (Linda), sister-in-law Caroline Howard. She also leaves behind, nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
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