Iva Collene Keith Tolbert

Published 9:15 pm Monday, April 16, 2018

Iva Collene Keith Tolbert, 89, of Floyd, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018. She was preceded in death by her husband, Palmer Tolbert; parents, Kerry and Bula Keith; brother, Elmer (Delphinia) Keith; sister, Shirley (Ralph) Duncan; sons, Lester Michael Keith, Dwight Lee Hopper.

She is survived by daughters, Mary (Steve) Tolbert, Teresa (Sanford) Hatcher, of Floyd; son, Robert (Wanda) Hopper, of Suffolk; sisters, Edna Weddle, Peggy Bishop, of Floyd; brother, James (Doreda) Keith, of Christiansburg; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.

Iva graduated in 1946from Floyd High School, where she played basketball. She was a long time member of the Kemper Home Extension Club, where she held a host of offices. For many years, she attended the Friday Night Jamboree at the Floyd Country Store, where she made many friends.


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A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Mike Battle and Pastor Angela Tolbert Carr officiating. The interment will follow at Jacksonville cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Maberry Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Burks Fork Church of the Brethren building fund in c/o, Robin Vest, Treasurer, 4905 Floyd Highway North, Copper Hill, VA 24097.

Online condolences may be made at www.maberryfuneralhome.com.