Zephyr - A graveside funeral service for Iva L. Damron, age 88, of Zephyr, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 5, 2021, in the Blanket Cemetery, under the direction of Heartland Funeral Home. Viewing will be available at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:00 AM until 8:00 PM.
Iva passed from this life on Sunday, January 31, 2021, at Hendrick Hospice in Abilene.
Iva Lois Godbehere was born on April 9, 1932, in Doyle, Oklahoma to George W. and Kattie Cleo (Gibson) Godbehere. She married Chester Damron on June 16, 1948, in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. They have been members of the Bethel community since 1948. Iva worked for 11 years as a corrections officer for the Brownwood State School. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. Iva was known as an excellent seamstress and cook.
Iva is survived by a daughter, Debbie Waddell and husband Bob of Anson, a son, Larry Damron and wife Gayle of Sidney, a sister, Sonya Smith of La Puente, California; grandchildren, K. T. Waddell, Bobby Waddell, Jr., and Cody Damron; great-grandchildren, Cole Damron, Carson Damron, Trey Waddell, Tyler Waddell, Aaron Waddell, Hunter Waddell, Trevor Waddell and Jackson Waddell.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Chester in 2010, a daughter, Gail Morrison, a grandson, Cheston Damron, three sisters, Edna Mae Walker, Dortha Gregory and Pauline Whitmer and a brother, Truman Godbehere.
Condolences, memories and tributes can be offered to the family online at heartlandfuneralhome.net
Posted online on February 03, 2021