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Published April 25th, 2012 10:29 pm

Iva Lee Bowling Loudy, Hermitage Health Care, formerly of Fairview Street in Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in the Sycamore Shoals Hospital.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Carl & Elizabeth Deloach Bowling. She was a former employee of the Bemberg Corporation and retired from Harris-Tarkett, Johnson City. Mrs. Loudy was a member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Elizabethton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Jack Edward Loudy, in 1968; by four brothers: Herman Bowling, Lawrence “Skoon” Bowling, Bill Bowling and Clarence “Pete” Bowling; and three sisters: Nell Scalf, Frances Cole and Margaret Williams.
Survivors include: Three Daughters & Sons-in-Law: Teresia & Keith Hensley, Johnson City, Debby & Charlie Bradford, Elizabethton, and Lisa & Steve Bryson, Knoxville; Two Sons & Daughters-In-Law: Richard & Susann Bowling, Bluff City, and Jerry & Sherry Bowling, Elizabethton; Her Grandchildren: Richard Bowling Jr., Terri Ramey, Mike Hensley, Vanessa Hensley, Eric Fries, Alex Fries, Aaron Bradford, Ashley Bradford, Chelsea Bryson and James Hughes; 15 Great Grandchildren and 3 Great Great Grandchildren; Several Nieces & Nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012, in Memorial Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Nathan Jennings and Rev. Elmer Carter officiating.
Interment will follow in Monte Vista Memorial Park with the Rev. Jack Lloyd officiating. Music will be provided by Grady & Alecia Holder and Carol Bowers, Organist. Active Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great grandchildren. Honorary Pallbearers will be her church family, residence and staff of Hermitage Health Center.
A special “Thank You” to all of her friends at the Court Yard Apartments and the Staff at Hermitage Health Care Center for their kindness and care.
The family will receive friends from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home.
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Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.