Mary Louise Ivy, 87, of Orange, and formerly of Oakdale, La., passed away on July 16, at Pinehurst Nursing and Rehab in Orange.

Born in Brookville, Ks, on Oct. 30, 1926, she was the daughter of Mathew Gilbreath and Pearl (Wise) Gilbreath. Mary worked on a tug boat as a cook, was a fantastic seamstress, and also a member of Faith Bible Baptist Church in Oakdale.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mathew and Pearl Gilbreath; her husband, Thomas Lee Ivy; her son, Thomas J Ivy; and her daughter, Dianna Hill.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Hammie Huckabay Long Ivy of Buna; grandson, Thomas Allen Ivy; great-granddaughter, Aeriel Ivy; and many other grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Cremation will be under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest.