A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Walter Banks, Sr. & Bunia Blevins Banks. She was home health nurse. Iva Lee enjoyed working in her flowers, her dogs Charlie & Molly and loved to travel. She was a member of Rittertown Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband: Luther Caldwell, her second husband: Gleason Malone, Sr., her son: Gleason Malone, Jr., two sisters: Jeanette Webb and Georgia Phillips and two brothers: Jay Banks and Harvey Banks.
Survivors include her son & daughter-in-law: Ronnie & Judy Caldwell. Three Grandchildren: Bridgett Caldwell Simpson, Jackie Caldwell and David Church. Five Great Grandchildren and One Great Great Grandson. Two Brothers: Nelse Banks & Wife Trudy and Walter Banks, Jr.. Four Sisters: Bonnie Bowman, Jenny Wiseman, Beatrice Holtsclaw and Maybelle Birchfield. Several nieces & nephews.
Graveside Service will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2019 in the Rittertown Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Smitley officiating. Burial will follow the service. Active Pallbearers will be: E.J. Blevins, Terry Blevins, Robert Blevins, Dexter Perkins, Shane Kimley and Kenny Childress. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to E.J. Blevins, Oscar Thompson, Janie Guinn, Nancy Herman and members of the Lynn Valley Baptist Church for all their support and prayers. The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday in the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Malone family